Name Country Genre Score
Gehenna Norway Black Metal (early, later), Black/Death Metal (mid) 22
Dimmu Borgir Norway Symphonic Black Metal 21
Cradle of Filth United Kingdom Death Metal (early), Symphonic Black Metal (mid), Extreme Gothic Metal (later) 16
Diabolical Masquerade Sweden Avant-garde Atmospheric Black Metal 16
Emperor Norway Black Metal 15
Immortal Norway Black Metal 8
Satyricon Norway Black Metal 7
Morgul Norway Black Metal 7
Old Man's Child Norway Melodic Black Metal 7
Kvist Norway Melodic Black Metal 6
Hecate Enthroned United Kingdom Melodic Black/Death Metal 5
Xibalba Itzaes Mexico Black Metal 5
Ancient Ceremony Germany Melodic Black Metal 4
Mystic Circle Germany Melodic Black Metal (early), Melodic Black/Death Metal (later) 4
Limbonic Art Norway Symphonic Black Metal 3
Bathory Sweden Black/Viking Metal, Thrash Metal 3
Celestia France Black Metal 3
Thokk United States Black Metal 3
Abhor Italy Black Metal 3
Burzum Norway Black Metal, Ambient 3
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