Gorgoroth

Members of Gorgoroth: Atterigner, Einar Selvik, Erik Brødreskift, Erlend Erichsen, Frank Watkins, Frost (11), Jan Solstad, Kjettar, Kristian Espedal, Roger Tiegs, Ronny Hovland, Rune Thorsnes, Thomas Kronenes, Tom Visnes, Tomas Asklund, Torgrim Øyre, Tormentor (5), Vrolok (3)
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.gorgoroth.info/, http://www.myspace.com/160310525

Discography of Gorgoroth:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Antichrist 6 Audio 1996 Malicious Records
2 Destroyer Or About How To Philosophize With The Hammer 8 Audio 1998-05-11
3 Pentagram 8 Audio 1999 Century Black
4 Pentagram 8 Audio 1996-01-00 Malicious Records
5 Promo '94 2 Audio 1994 Not On Label (Gorgoroth Self-released)
6 The Last Tormentor 4 Audio 1996 Malicious Records
7 Pentagram 8 Audio 1994-10-12
8 Antichrist 6 Audio 1999 Century Black
9 Under The Sign Of Hell 9 Audio 1997-10-20 Malicious Records
10 Twilight Of The Idols -In Conspiracy With Satan- 8 Audio 2003-08-12
11 Demo '91 / Unreleased + Demo / Live 13 Audio 1998 Full Jew Productions
12 Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam 8 Audio 2006-06-19 Regain Records
13 Incipit Satan 8 Audio 2000-02-07
14 Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam 8 Audio 2006-09-01 Regain Records
15 Under The Sign Of Hell 9 Audio 2005 Season Of Mist
16 Twilight Of The Idols (In Conspiracy With Satan) / Incipit Satan 18 Audio 2003 Nuclear Blast
17 Pentagram 8 Audio 2007 Regain Records
18 True Norwegian Black Metal - Live In Grieghallen 8 Audio 2008-06-23 Regain Records
19 Pentagram 8 Audio 2005 Agonia Records
20 Antichrist 6 Audio 2005 Back On Black
21 Under The Sign Of Hell 9 Audio 2005 Back On Black
22 Destroyer Or About How To Philosophize With The Hammer 8 Audio 1998 Nuclear Blast
23 Black Mass Krakow 2004 16 Audio 2008-06-09 Metal Mind Productions
24 Untitled 6 Audio Not On Label (Gorgoroth)
25 Pentagram 8 Audio 2005 Back On Black
26 Incipit Satan 8 Audio 2006 Back On Black
27 Twilight Of The Idols (In Conspiracy With Satan) 8 Audio 2006 Back On Black
28 Pentagram 8 Audio 1994-10-12
29 Antichrist 8 Audio 1996 Malicious Records
30 Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam 8 Audio 2006 Candlelight Records USA
31 Under The Sign Of Hell 9 Audio 1997 Malicious Records
32 Under The Sign Of Hell 9 Audio Mystic Production
33 Destroyer Or About How To Philosophize With The Hammer 8 Audio 1998 Metal Mind Records
34 Quantos Possunt Ad Satanitatem Trahunt 9 Audio 2009-10-21 Regain Records
35 Quantos Possunt Ad Satanitatem Trahunt 9 Audio 2009-10-21 Regain Records
36 Quantos Possunt Ad Satanitatem Trahunt 9 Audio 2010-03-00 Regain Records
37 Destroyer / Incipit Satan 18 Audio 2001 Irond
38 Pentagram 8 Audio 2006 CD-Maximum
39 Revelations Of Doom 24 Audio 2002 Fatal Records (3)
40 Untitled (Demo & Live) 12 Audio 2007 Not On Label (Gorgoroth)
41 Evil Blast (True Norwegian Black Metal Live) 7 Audio 2008 Pain Legion
42 Revelations Of Doom 14 Audio 2007 VTN
43 Under The Sign Of Hell 9 Audio 2006 CD-Maximum
44 Antichrist 7 Audio 2006 CD-Maximum
45 Procreating Satan 9 Audio 2010 Pennemunde Records
46 Quantos Possunt Ad Satanitatem Trahunt 9 Audio 2009 Forces Of Satan Records
47 Destroyer Or About How To Philosophize With The Hammer 8 Audio 2005 Black Metal Attack Records
48 Destroyer + Incipit Satan 18 Audio 2008-07-04
49 Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam 8 Audio 2006 Regain Records
50 Destroyer Or About How To Philosophize With The Hammer 7 Audio 2010 Back On Black


Gorgoroth of Norway was formed in 1992 by Hat (vocals), Goat (Drums) and Infernus (Guitar). Gorgoroth is taken from the book The Lord of the Rings and is a dark and lifeless field where evil dwells.

In 1993 Gorgoroth released their first demo called "A Sorcery Written in Blood". A guy named Kjettar played bass on the demo, but left right after. They were later signed to Embassy Rec. where they later, in 1994, released their first full-length, "Pentagram". Samoth from Emperor joined and played bass on the album, however, after the release he and Goat left the band.

In 1996 they were signed to a different label called Malicious Records, which re-released "Pentagram". Same year the band also released their 2nd album "Antichrist" and Frost from Satyricon played drums on this album. Infernus also dedicated this album to Euronymous of Mayhem. They later released the MCD "The Last Tormentor" where Grim (Immortal, Borknagar) replaced Frost and Ares (Aeternus) played bass.

In 1997 they released "Under the Sign of Hell" which was not only the last album on Malicious Records, but also the last album with drummer Grim who died because of drug abuse.

Gorgoroth were later signed with Nuclear Blast and released "Destroyer", and in 1998 they participated on the Darkthrone tribute "Darkthrone Holy Darkthrone" where they covered "Slottet I Det Fjerne".

In 2000 they released "Incipit Satan" and in 2000 they covered "Life Eternal" on the Mayhem tribute album. They then released "Twilight of the Idols (In Conspiracy with Satan)" in 2003. In 2004 they played a live show in Krakow, Poland, which gave them quite some attention. Severed sheep heads and buckets of blood and guts were spilt on the floor. Naked people with bags over their head were placed on crosses. Shortly after Gaahl was sent to prison and Kvitrafn left the band.

In 2006 they released "Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam".

In 2007 King and Gaahl decided to continue the band without Infernus; although the verdict after the legal proceedings (delivered in March 2009) stated that King ov Hell's trademark registration # 243365 of the band name Gorgoroth is NOT valid and shall therefore be deleted. [According to the verdict] King ov Hell and Gaahl excluded themselves from the band when they tried to fire Infernus in October 2007 [and] Infernus cannot be excluded from Gorgoroth, unless he himself decides to quit.

Gorgoroth are now in preparation of completing their 8th full length album "Quantos Possunt Ad Satanitatem Trahunt".


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