Satyricon

Profile:
Black metal band from Oslo, Norway, founded in 1991.

Initially formed as a death metal band Eczema in 1990 by bassist Wargod (Vegard Tønsberg Bakke) and drummer Exhurtum (Carl-Michael Eide), who were joined by Lemarchand (Håvard Jørgensen) on guitar. In 1991 they started to play black metal and renamed the band to Satyricon. At this point they were joined by Satyr (Sigurd Wongraven), who quickly became the driving force in the band and soon the other members either quit or were kicked out. In 1993 drummer Frost (Kjetil-Vidar Haraldstad) joined the band and without few exceptions Satyricon has been a two-man force ever since. The core duo has however utilised various session musicians throughout the years for live situations and also for album writing purposes.

Satyricon's early works were strongly characterised by medieval aesthetics and heavy use of folk music influences and "Nemesis Divina" can well be considered as the peak of this era and style. After this there was a clear change in the musical direction as the 1999's "Rebel Extravaganza" saw the band enter the industrial age with its cold, guitar driven and dissonant sound and overall more contemporary imagery. Since then Satyricon has been pushing the boundaries of traditional Norse black metal, not only by incorporating more heavy metal/rock elements into music, but also by becoming generally a more mainstream media figure in Norway. On their most recent releases the band has found its musical niche in their unique style of blackened heavy metal, which rely heavily on guitar riffs and often complex timings rather than keyboard laden atmospherics.

In October 2015 Satyr was diagnosed with a brain tumor, which forced the band for a short break. Their latest album "Deep Calleth Upon Deep" was released in 2017.

Current members:
Satyr (Sigurd Wongraven) – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards (1991– )
Frost (Kjetil-Vidar Haraldstad) – drums (1993– )

Current live members:
Azarak (Steinar Gundersen) – lead guitar (1999– )
Neddo (Anders Odden) – bass (2009, 2013– )
Anders Hunstad – keyboards (2011-2013, 2014– )
Ben Ash (4) - guitar (2019– )

Former members:
Wargod (Vegard Tønsberg Bakke) – bass (1991–1992)
Exhurtum (Carl-Michael Eide) – drums (1991–1992)
Lemarchand (Håvard Jørgensen) – guitar (1991–1993), bass guitar (1993)
Samoth (Tomas Thormodsæter Haugen) – bass, guitar (1993–1996)
Kveldulv (Ted Skjellum) – guitar (1996–1997)

Former session/live members:
Ihsahn (Vegard Tveitan) - synths (????)
Torden (Tord Vardøen) - keyboards (1993)
S.S. (Steinar Sverd Johnsen) - synths (1994)
Bratland (Geir Bratland) - synths (1996, 1999)
Nebelhexë (Andrea Haugen) - vocals (1996)
Fenriz (Gylve Nagell) - lyrics (1996), bass & percussion (1999)
Svartalv (2) (Kenneth Halvorsen) – bass (1996)
Grothesk (Stephan Groth) - synths & programming (1997)
Daimon (Richard Cabeza) - bass (1997)
Død (Daniel Olaisen) – guitars (1996-1999)
Tchort (Terje Vik Shei) – guitars (1997-1999)
Anja Garbarek - vocals (2002)
Ingar Amlien - bass (1999)
Vegard Blomberg - effects (1999)
Snorre (Snorre Ruch) - guitars (1999)
Sanrabb (Morten Furuly) – guitars (1999)
Tyr (5) (Jan Erik Torgersen) – bass (2000)
Kine Hult – keyboards (ca. 1999-2000)
Cyrys (Terje Andersen (2)) – guitars (2000-2002)
Erik Ljunggren - keyboards (2002)
A.O Grønbech (Arnt Ove Grønbech) – guitars (2002-2007)
Lars Norberg – bass (2002-2007)
Ivar Bjørnson – keyboards (2003)
Brynjulv Guddal - keyboards (2003)
Jonna Nikula – keyboards (2003-2011)
Joey Jordison – drums (2004)
Trym Torson (Kai Johnny Mosaker) – drums (2004)
Schoft – guitars (2007)
Victor Brandt – bass (2008)
Gildas Le Pape – guitars (2008-2013)
Brice Leclercq – bass (2009-2011)
Silmaeth – bass (2011-2013)
Job Bos - keyboards (2013)
Diogo Bastos - guitar (2013-2015)
Dirk Verbeuren - drums (2014)
Attila Vörös - guitar (2017-2018)
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Albums

FOG 001 Dark Medieval Times — Satyricon Satyricon Dark Medieval Times (Album) Moonfog Productions FOG 001 Norway 1994 Sell This Version
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Fog 003 The Shadowthrone — Satyricon Satyricon The Shadowthrone (Album) Moonfog Productions Fog 003 1994 Sell This Version
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027 Nemesis Divina — Satyricon Satyricon Nemesis Divina (Album) Moonfog Productions 027 Poland 1996 Sell This Version
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PCKD 20014 Rebel Extravaganza — Satyricon Satyricon Rebel Extravaganza (Album) Moonfog Productions PCKD 20014 South Korea 1999 Sell This Version
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SATYCD1, 50373 0 04800 2 2, 07243 5 42860 2 5 Volcano — Satyricon Satyricon Volcano (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records, Kaleidoscope (7), Kaleidoscope (7) SATYCD1, 50373 0 04800 2 2, 07243 5 42860 2 5 Europe 2002 Sell This Version
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RR PROMO 907 Now, Diabolical — Satyricon Satyricon Now, Diabolical (Album) Roadrunner Records, Kaleidoscope (7) RR PROMO 907 Europe 2006 Sell This Version
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RR 7893-2 The Age Of Nero — Satyricon Satyricon The Age Of Nero (Album, Comp) Roadrunner Records RR 7893-2 Europe 2008 Sell This Version
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NBA31802.2 Satyricon — Satyricon Satyricon Satyricon (Album) Roadrunner Records, Cargo Records NBA31802.2 2013 Sell This Version
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MZR CD 715 Live At The Opera — Satyricon Satyricon With The Norwegian National Opera Chorus* Satyricon With The Norwegian National Opera Chorus* - Live At The Opera Napalm Records MZR CD 715 Russia 2015 Sell This Version
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MZR CD 820 Deep Calleth Upon Deep — Satyricon Satyricon Deep Calleth Upon Deep (Album) Napalm Records MZR CD 820 Russia 2017 Sell This Version
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none Satyricon & Munch — Satyricon Satyricon Satyricon & Munch(File, WAV, Album) Napalm Records none 2022
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Singles & EPs

none Satyricon — Satyricon Satyricon Satyricon(Cass, S/Sided) Not On Label (Satyricon Self-released) none Norway 1992 Sell This Version
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FOG 014 Megiddo - Mother North In The Dawn Of A New Age - — Satyricon Satyricon Megiddo - Mother North In The Dawn Of A New Age - (EP) Moonfog Productions FOG 014 Norway 1997 Sell This Version
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fog021 Intermezzo II — Satyricon Satyricon Intermezzo II (EP) Moonfog Productions fog021 Scandinavia 1999 Sell This Version
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none The Scorn Torrent — Satyricon Satyricon The Scorn Torrent(12", S/Sided, TP, W/Lbl) Nuclear Blast none Germany 1999 Sell This Version
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none Fuel For Hatred — Satyricon Satyricon Fuel For Hatred (Single) Eat Ur Music none Norway 2002 Sell This Version
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RR PROMO 949 The Pentagram Burns — Satyricon Satyricon The Pentagram Burns(CD, Single, Promo) Roadrunner Records RR PROMO 949 Netherlands 2006 Sell This Version
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82876825742 K.I.N.G — Satyricon Satyricon K.I.N.G(CD, Single, Ltd) Columbia 82876825742 Norway 2006 Sell This Version
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none My Skin Is Cold — Satyricon Satyricon My Skin Is Cold (EP) Roadrunner Records none Europe 2008 Sell This Version
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RR PROMO 1076 Black Crow On A Tombstone — Satyricon Satyricon Black Crow On A Tombstone(CD, Single, Promo) Roadrunner Records RR PROMO 1076 US 2008 Sell This Version
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none Our World, It Rumbles Tonight — Satyricon Satyricon Our World, It Rumbles Tonight (Single) Roadrunner Records none UK 2013 Sell This Version
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Compilations

Fog 009 The Forest Is My Throne / Yggdrasill — Satyricon Satyricon / Enslaved Satyricon / Enslaved - The Forest Is My Throne / Yggdrasill (Comp, EP) Moonfog Productions Fog 009 Norway 1996 Sell This Version
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182 The Shadowthrone / Dark Medieval Times — Satyricon Satyricon The Shadowthrone / Dark Medieval Times(Cass, Comp) Mystic Production 182 Poland 1998 Sell This Version
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none Satyricon — Satyricon Satyricon Satyricon(Box, Comp, Ltd, Num + LP, Album, Pic, RE + LP, Alb) Moonfog Productions none Norway 1998 Sell This Version
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NB 418-0, 27361 64180 Value Box — Satyricon Satyricon Value Box(Comp, Sli + CD, Album + CD, MiniAlbum) Nuclear Blast, Nuclear Blast NB 418-0, 27361 64180 Germany 2000 Sell This Version