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Real/full name:
Sven Atle Kopperud
46 (born Mar 1st, 1977)
Place of birth:
Norway (Nannestad, Viken)


Silenoz is a Norwegian guitarist and one of the only two remaining founding members, along with Shagrath, of the Norwegian symphonic black metal band Dimmu Borgir, of which he is the primary songwriter and composer. He is also the guitarist for Insidious Disease.

Another band Silenoz, or "Ed Damnator" as he was called, played rhythm guitar and occasional bass in the Norwegian thrash metal band, ...

Dimmu Borgir

Guitars (rhythm) (1993-present), Vocals (1993-1995, 2005), Bass (2005, 2012-present)

1994 Rehearsal February 1994 (Demo) Vocals, Guitars, Lyrics, Songwriting (as "Atle")
1994 Rehearsal August 1994 (Demo) Guitars, Vocals
1994 Inn i evighetens mørke (EP) Vocals, Guitars (as "Erkekjetter Silenoz")
1995 For all tid Guitars, Lyrics, Vocals (lead), Songwriting (as "Erkekjetter Silenoz")
1996 Stormblåst Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (lead), Lyrics (tracks 1, 3, 5, 10), Songwriting (tracks 1-3, 5, 6) (as "Erkekjetter Silenoz")
1996 Devil's Path (EP) Guitars (rhythm), Songwriting (tracks 1, 2) (as "Erkekjetter Silenoz")
1997 Live & Plugged Vol. 2 (Split video) Guitars (rhythm)
1997 Enthrone Darkness Triumphant Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (lead) (track 11) (as "Erkekjetter Silenoz")
1998 Godless Savage Garden (EP) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (lead) (tracks 2, 4) (as "Erkekjetter Silenoz")
1999 Spiritual Black Dimensions Guitars (rhythm), Lyrics (tracks 1-3, 7-9)
1999 Sons of Satan Gather for Attack (Split) Guitars (rhythm)
2000 True Kings of Norway (Split) Vocals, Guitars
2001 Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia Guitars (rhythm), Lyrics (tracks 2-4, 6-9), Songwriting (tracks 2-5, 7-10)
2001 Alive in Torment (EP) Guitars (rhythm)
2002 World Misanthropy (EP) Guitars (rhythm)
2002 World Misanthropy (Video) Guitars (rhythm)
2003 Death Cult Armageddon Guitars (rhythm), Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 3, 4, 7-10)
2004 Vredesbyrd (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
2005 Stormblåst MMV Guitars (rhythm), Bass, Vocals (backing, lead), Songwriting, Lyrics
2007 The Serpentine Offering (Single) Guitars (rhythm)
2007 In Sorte Diaboli Songwriting, Guitars (rhythm), Lyrics
2007 Golden Gods 2007 (Split) Guitars (rhythm)
2008 The Invaluable Darkness (Video) Guitars (rhythm), Guitars (lead) (on "Sorgens Kammer Del II")
2010 Gateways (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Lyrics
2010 Abrahadabra Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing), Lyrics, Songwriting
2014 Titans of Symphonic Metal (Split) Guitars (rhythm)
2017 Forces of the Northern Night (Live album) Guitars (rhythm)
2018 Interdimensional Summit (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Bass, Songwriting, Lyrics
2018 Eonian Lyrics, Guitars (rhythm), Songwriting, Bass
2019 Live at Dynamo Open Air 1998 (Live album) Guitars (rhythm)
2023 Perfect Strangers (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing)
2023 Inspiratio Profanus (Compilation) Guitars
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Insidious Disease

Guitars (2004-present)

2010 Shadowcast Guitars, Songwriting (tracks 1-5, 7-9), Lyrics (tracks 1-5, 7-9)
2020 After Death Guitars



Nocturnal Breed

As Ed Damnator:
Guitars, Bass (1996-1998)

1996 Raping the Angels (Demo) Guitars, Bass
1997 Black Cult (Demo) Guitars, Bass, Vocals (backing)
1997 Raping Europe (EP) Guitars (rhythm)
1997 Aggressor Guitars, Bass, Vocals (backing)
1998 Triumph of the Blasphemer (EP) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (backing) (tracks 1, 2)
1998 No Retreat... No Surrender Songwriting (tracks 5, 10), Guitars (rhythm), Lyrics (track 10)
2005 Black Cult (Compilation) Guitars, Bass


2017 Eremittens dal Vocals

Nocturnal Breed

As Ed Damnator:

2000 The Tools of the Trade Vocals (track 12)

Dimmu Borgir

1994 Inn i evighetens mørke (EP) Logo
1995 For all tid Logo
1996 Stormblåst Logo
1996 Devil's Path (EP) Logo
2005 Stormblåst MMV Liner notes
2005 Stormblåst MMV Producer, Layout
2008 The Invaluable Darkness (Video) Producer
2010 Abrahadabra Arrangements
2018 Eonian Arrangements
2023 Inspiratio Profanus (Compilation) Executive producer


2011 The Immortal Logo
2013 Alone (Single) Lyrics


2004 The Arrival Lyrics (track 5)

Insidious Disease

2010 Shadowcast Layout, Art direction, Logo, Concept


2003 The Divine Art of Torture Lyrics (track 4)

Nocturnal Breed

1997 Aggressor Mixing (as "Ed Damnator")
1998 Triumph of the Blasphemer (EP) Mixing, Layout (as "Ed Damnator")
2005 Aggressor Producer (as "Ed Damnator")
2005 Triumph of the Blasphemer (EP) Engineering, Mixing (as "Ed Damnator")
2005 Black Cult (Compilation) Songwriting, Producer (as "Ed Damnator")

Old Man's Child

1994 In the Shades of Life (Demo) Lyrics (track 1)

Ov Hell

2010 The Underworld Regime Lyrics (track 2)
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