Since the entire extreme metal sub-genre is typically overlooked, I’ve decided to list five pivotal bands that have shaped the sound, lyrics and aesthetics of extreme metal from the early 80s to present-day. So I humbly present to you my picks for the most important architects of metal’s darkest, most iconoclastic sub-genre: Bathory: Bathory’s self-titled [...]
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70,000 Tons just got heavier! The metal cruise festival just added Bathory tribute supergroup Twilight of the Gods to its lineup. The all-star band includes Alan Nemtheanga from Primordial, former Cradle of Filth and Dimmu Borgir drummer Nick Barker, former Mayhem guitar and bass player Blasphemer, Frode Glesnes of Einherjer, and Patrik Lindgren of Thyrfing. The metal cruise also includes Amon Amarth, Fear Factory, Iced Earth, and more! Click here for more details.