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Black Metal: Beginners

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Quiz by jlamb88
Last updated: April 27, 2014
First submittedApril 27, 2014
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Name any of the four best known first wave of black metal bands?
Venom/Celtic Frost/Bathory/Mercyful Fate
Which country spawned the second wave of black metal?
What wave of crimes is associated with many of the bands and fans from that era?
Church burnings
Fenriz and Nocturno Culto have been the main members of which band?
Abbath and Demonaz have been the main members of which band?
Name any of the past or present vocalists of Mayhem?
Attila Csihar/Euronymous/Maniac/Dead/Occultus
What is the name of the ghoulish face/body paint used by many bands?
Corpse paint
Where do Absu, Judas Iscariot and Wolves in the Throne Room come from?
United States of America
Where do Dissection, Dark Funeral and Watain come from?
Where do Anaal Nathrakh, Bal-Sagoth and Fen come from?
United Kingdom
What subgenre includes Emperor, Dimmu Borgir and Limbonic Art?
Symphonic Black Metal
What subgenre includes Xasthur, Lifelover, Leviathan and Shining?*
Depressive Black Metal
What does NSBM stand for?
National Socialist Black Metal
What is meant by the terms Unblack or White Metal?
Christian 'Black' Metal
Excluding satanic and biblical writers, which author has likely been the most influential among black metal bands?
J.R.R. Tolkien
level 77
May 14, 2014
I apparently know very little about black metal.
level 24
Dec 12, 2018
Decent quiz, although it overstates the importance of Norway that's common because of the legal notoriety that scene gained.