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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Samoth, Hellhammer, Carl August Tidemann, Steiner "Sverd" J..., Garm, Hugh Steven James..., Kristoffer Rygg
Biography: Culling its membership from various Norwegian black metal luminaries, Arcturus has been an evolving project for founding keyboardist Steiner "Sverd" Johnsen and drummer Hellhammer (also known as a member of Mayhem, one of the most infamous Norwegian black metal ensembles). The results of this newer endeavor ...Read full biography
The Sham Mirrors
Released: 2002
Label: The End
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Over its first three albums (if you include the "remix" disc Disguised Masters), Arcturus established a pattern of radically changing its sound each time, a trend that continues with The Sham Mirrors, ...Read full review
La Masquerade Infernale
Released: 1997
Label: IODA
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Certainly one of the more eclectic releases in the metal genre in some time, La Masquerade Infernale will grasp the listener (who is most likely expecting another generic black metal album) within only ...Read full review
More Arcturus albums: Main Albums (8), DVD/Video (2)
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