- Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven – vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass (1991–present)
- Kjetil-Vidar "Frost" Haraldstad – drums (1993–present)
Formed in Oslo in 1991, Satyricon made an immediate and enduring impact when they emerged from the flourishing Norwegian black metal scene. An idiosyncratic and fervently non-conformist creative force from the start, chief songwriter and vocalist Satyr and his percussive right-hand-man Frost made perpetual evolution and a noble disdain for the banality of much modern music essential tenets of their artistic approach. Having refined and redefined the second wave of black metal with early albums like “Dark Medieval Times” and “The Shadowthrone“, Satyricon screeched away from their peers in 1996 with the release of the widely acclaimed “Nemesis Divina“, simply one of /the/ classic ‘90s black metal albums and a mercurial blueprint for much of what would follow as the genre progressed into a new millennium.
From 1999’s vicious, industrial-tinged “Rebel Extravaganza” onwards, it was obvious that Satyr and Frost had no interest in toeing the black metal party line. Instead, via noisily acclaimed triumphs like 2006’s stripped down and seething “Now, Diabolical” and its pitch-black follow-up “The Age Of Nero” in 2008, Satyricon were proudly forging their own unique path, on a never-ending quest to express the inexpressible and to tap into the dark spiritual depths of 21st century humanity.
By the time the band released their self-titled album in 2013, their reputation as one of modern metal’s most vital, important and forward-thinking bands was way beyond dispute and routinely backed up by their unerring prowess and power as a live band.
2017 sees the release of their latest and greatest musical achievement, “Deep calleth upon Deep“.
BAND NEWS AND INTERVIEWS
Just two months left until IN FLAMES‘ first annual festival, Borgholm Brinner, takes place, July 27th – 28th, at historical Borgholm Castle on the island of Öland. As the Swedish summer lures just aroundMay 23, 2018 by Tero Tolkki
Norwegian black metal band Satyricon have added Louisiana’s Goatwhore for their upcoming U.S. tour as replacement for Inquisition who were dropped from the tour. The band posted the following on their officialApril 3, 2018 by RichardCadaver
SATYRICON frontman Satyr was recently interviewed by Mad TV‘s “TV War” in Greece. On whether black metal’s mainstream acceptance has diluted its musical value: Satyr: “No. Because… I mean, SEX PISTOLS, which is such a mythical group,March 25, 2018 by RichardCadaver
Norwegian extreme metal band SUSPERIA (featuring former members of Dimmu Borgir, Satyricon and Old Man’s Child) has released a new single, “Heretic”, which can be streamed below. “Heretic” is taken from their upcoming album “TheMarch 2, 2018 by Kris Murias
Norwegian metallers SUSPERIA release music video for the track “My Darkest Moment”. The video was filmed by Costin Chioreanu (Twilight 13 Media) and Gina Sandulescu. The song comes from the band’s upcoming album “The Lyricist”, set to beFebruary 16, 2018 by Kris Murias
Poland’s Inertia.pl conducted an interview with frontman Sigurd “Satyr” Wongraven of Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON prior to the band’s October 15 show at Progresja in Warsaw, Poland. The conversation unfolded mostly about the recently released Satyricon’sNovember 6, 2017 by Tero Tolkki
Deep Calleth Upon Deep / 2017
1. Midnight Serpent
2. Blood Cracks Open The Ground
3. To Your Brethren In The Dark
4. Deep Calleth Upon Deep
5. The Ghost Of Rome
7. Black Wings And Withering Gloom
8. Burial Rite
Deep Calleth Upon Deep is the ninth studio album by Norwegian black metal band Satyricon. It was released on 22 September 2017.
Satyricon / 2013
1. Voice Of Shadows
2. Tro Og Kraft
3. Our World, It Rumbles Tonight
4. Nocturnal Flare
6. Walker Upon The Wind
8. Ageless Northern Spirit
9. The Infinity Of Time And Space
11. Phoenix (Recording Session Mix)
12. Our World, It Rumbles Tonight (Deeper Low Mix)
13. Natt (Wet Mix)
Satyricon is the eighth studio album by Norwegian black metal band Satyricon.
It is their first topping VG-lista, the official Norwegian Albums Chart. It was released throughout Europe on 9 September 2013, and released on 17 September 2013 in USA and Canada.
The Age of Nero / 2008
2. The Wolfpack
3. Black Crow On A Tombstone
4. Die by My Hand
5. My Skin Is Cold
6. The Sign Of The Trident
7. Last Man Standing
8. Den Siste
The Age of Nero is the seventh studio album by Norwegian black metal band Satyricon. It was released on 3 November 2008, through Roadrunner Records.
The release was backed by a full European headlining tour opening in Stavanger, Norway on 12 November and ending in Hamburg, Germany on 20 December.
Now, Diabolical / 2006
1. Now, Diabolical
3. The Pentagram Burns
4. A New Enemy
5. The Rite Of Our Cross
6. The Darkness Shall Be Eternal
8. To The Mountains
Now, Diabolical is the sixth studio album by Norwegian black metal band Satyricon. It was released on 17 April 2006, through Roadrunner Records.
Volcano / 2002
1. With Ravenous Hunger
3. Fuel For Hatred
4. Suffering The Tyrants
6. Repined Bastard Nation
7. Mental Mercury
8. Black Lava
9. Live Through Me
10. Existential Fear-Questions
Volcano is the fifth studio album by Norwegian black metal band Satyricon. It was released on 25 October 2002, through Moonfog Productions.
The album is one of the band’s more successful records, having won several awards including the Norwegian Grammy for Best Metal Album, Alarm awards for Metal Album of the Year, Song of the Year for “Fuel for Hatred” and an Oslo award for Best Overall Album. A video was made for the single “Fuel for Hatred”.
Rebel Extravaganza / 1999
1. Tied In Bronze Chains
3. Rhapsody In Filth
4. Havoc Vulture
5. Prime Evil Renaissance
6. Supersonic Journey
7. End Of Journey
8. A Moment Of Clarity
9. Down South Up North
10. The Scorn Torrent
Rebel Extravaganza is the fourth studio album by Norwegian black metal band Satyricon. It was released in 1999, through Moonfog Productions.
Nemesis Divina / 1996
1. The Dawn Of A New Age
3. Mother North
4. Du Som Hater Gud
5. Immortality Passion
6. Nemesis Divina
7. Transcendental Requiem Of Slaves
Nemesis Divina (Latin for “divine nemesis”) is the third studio album by Norwegian black metal band Satyricon. It was released on 22 April 1996, through Moonfog Productions.
The band have described the album as “darker” and “more aggressive” than their previous work.
A fully remastered edition was released in May 2016 to mark the 20th anniversary of the album.
The Shadowthrone / 1994
1. Hvite Krists Død
2. In The Mist By The Hills
3. Woods To Eternity
5. Dominions Of Satyricon
6. The King Of The Shadowthrone
The Shadowthrone is the second studio album by Norwegian black metal band Satyricon. It was released on 12 September 1994, through Moonfog Productions.
Dark Medieval Times / 1994
1. Walk The Path Of Sorrow
2. Dark Medieval Times
3. Skyggedans (Shadowdance)
4. Min Hyllest Til Vinterland (My Tribute To The Winterland)
5. Into The Mighty Forest
6. The Dark Castle In The Deep Forest
7. Taakeslottet (The Fogcastle)
Dark Medieval Times is the debut studio album by Norwegian black metal band Satyricon. It was recorded in August and September 1993 and released in 1994 through Moonfog Productions. It is now out of print and original pressings of the CD are getting harder to find.
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