Name Country Genre Score
Borknagar Norway Black Metal (early), Progressive Viking/Folk Metal (later) 80
Vulture Industries Norway Avant-garde Black Metal 44
Ulver Norway Black/Folk Metal (1993-1997), Ambient/Avant-garde/Electronica (1998-) 43
Solefald Norway Post-Black Metal/Avant-garde 40
Emperor Norway Black Metal 39
ICS Vortex Norway Blackened Progressive Metal 29
Ihsahn Norway Extreme Progressive Metal 28
Vintersorg Sweden Viking/Folk Metal, Progressive Metal 23
Ved Buens Ende Norway Avant-garde/Black Metal 19
Peccatum Norway Avant-Garde Extreme Metal (early), Avant-Garde Rock (later) 18
Winds Norway Neoclassical Progressive Metal 17
Aberrant Vascular Finland Operatic Avant-garde Metal 17
Age of Silence Norway Avant-garde Progressive Metal 16
Diabolical Masquerade Sweden Avant-garde Atmospheric Black Metal 15
Sigh Japan Black/Avant-garde Metal 13
Transcending Bizarre? Greece Avant-garde/Post-Black Metal 13
Thy Catafalque Hungary Avant-garde Metal 12
Quadrivium Norway Avant-garde/Symphonic Black Metal 12
Covenant Norway Melodic Black Metal 10
Devil Doll Slovenia Avant-garde/Symphonic/Progressive with Rock and Metal Elements 8
(see more)