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Guitarists Infernus and Tormentor are the center of the Norwegian black metal outfit Gorgoroth, which took its name from the work of J.R.R. Tolkien. Despite numerous lineup changes, especially in the revolving-door rhythm section, Gorgoroth's basic, few-frills take on the trademark Norwegian sound remained fairly steady, and the group eventually managed to land an international deal with Nuclear Blast. The band's origins date back to 1993, the year its first demo was recorded; the original lineup featured vocalist Hat, bassist Kjettar, and drummer Goat Pervertor. Samoth, of Norwegian black metal legends Emperor, played bass on the group's official debut, Pentagram, which was released on the small Malicious label later that year. As the follow-up Antichrist was being recorded, various personnel turnovers ensued; by the time the dust settled and the album was released in 1995, vocalist Pest had joined up, Frost of Satyricon had temporarily taken over the drum post, and bassist Storm became part of the live lineup. For 1997's Under the Sign of Hell, bassist Ares (of Aeturnus) and drummer Grim (also of Borknagar) joined, and the latter was quickly replaced by another member of Aeturnus, Vrolok. Destroyer, Gorgoroth's first album for Nuclear Blast, appeared in 1998, featuring another guest appearance by Frost plus new bassist T-Reaper and guest synth player Daimonion. Nuclear Blast reissued the band's first three albums internationally in 1999; the following year, Gorgoroth returned with Incipit Satan, featuring vocalist Gaahl, bassist King Ov Hell, and drummer Sgt. Erichsen. ~ Steve Huey
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  2.   Aneuthanasia
  3.   Gorgoroth
  4.   Krig
  5.   Crushing the Scepter (Regaining a Lost Dominion)
  6.   Building a Man
  7.   Prayer
  8.   The Rite of Infernal Invocation
  9.   Awakening
  10.   Blod Og Minne
  11.   Begravelsesnatt
  12.   Blodoffer
  13.   Ad Omnipotens Aeterne Diabolus
  14.   New Breed
  15.   Exit-Through Carved Stones
  16.   When Love Rages Wild in My Heart
  17.   Will to Power
  18.   Possessed (By Satan)
  19.   Slottet I det Fjerne
  20.   Odeleggelse Og Undergang
  21.   Rebirth
  22.   Sorg
  23.   Open the Gates
  24.   Rage
  25.   Satan-Prometheus
  26.   Human Sacrifice
  27.   Heaven's Fall
  28.   Gergtrollets Hevn
  29.   En Stram Lukt Av Kristent Blod
  30.   An Excert of X
  31.   Unchain My Heart!!!
  32.   The Pagan Megalith, (Under)
  33.   Guldrelokk
  34.   Ritual
  35.   The Devil Is Calling
  36.   Blood Stains the Circle
  37.   Funeral Procession
  38.   The Virginborn
  39.   Pa Slagmark Langt Mot Poro
  40.   The Devil, the Sinner and His Journey
  41.   A World to Win
  42.   Procreating Satan
  43.   Of Ice and Movement
  44.   Forces of Satan Storms
  45.   Revelation of Doom
  46.   Come Night
  47.   Pa Slagmark Langt Mot Nord
  48.   Profetens Åpenbaring
  49.   Maaneskyggens Slave
  50.   Katharinas Bortgang
  51.   Om Kristen Og Jödisk Tru
  52.   Introibo Ad Alatare Satanas
  53.   Postludium
  54.   Burn in His Light
  55.   Dionysian Rite
  56.   Cleansing Fire
  57.   Teeth Grinding
  58.   Destroyer
  59.   Kala Brahman
  60.   Proclaiming Mercy-Damaging Instinct of Man
  61.   Litani Til Satan
  62.   Radix Malorum
  63.   Profetens Upenbaring
  64.   Incipit Satan
  65.   Drommer OM Dod
  66.   Fin Eim au Blod Og Helvetesild
  67.   Domine in Virtute Tua Laetabitur Rex
  68.   Im Kristen Og Jödisk Cru
  69.   Projetens Upenbaring
  70.   Life Eternal
  71.   Life Eternal
  72.   Wound Upon Wound
  73.   Carving a Giant
  74.   God Seed (Twilight of the Idols)
  75.   Sign of an Open Eye
  76.   White Seed
  77.   Exit
  78.   Untamed Forces
  79.   Prosperity and Beauty
  80.   [Bonus Material]
  81.   Craving a Giant
  82.   [CD-ROM Track]
  83.   [Untitled]
  84.   An Excerpt of X
  85.   OM Bristen Og Jodisk Tru
  86.   When Love Rages Wild
  87.   Untitled (Hidden Track)
  88.   Untitled (Hidden Track)
  89.   En Stram Lukt Ov Kristent Blod
  90.   Bergtrollets Heon
  91.   Possessed by Satan