Origin: Norway
Genres: Black Metal
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Ov Hell  

The origins of this project date back to 2009, when former Gorgoroth members Gaahl and King ov Hell decided to form a new band following their acrimonious split from Gorgoroth. That band was named God Seed, but after a time it folded, with Gaahl deciding to retire from the music business. King eventually recruited a veritable black metal supergroup for this project, and in 2010 The Underworld Regime was released. While there's nothing wrong here, the album has a sort of black-metal-by-the-numbers feel, with all the trademarks of the genre in place but nothing really standing out. Apparently this is set to be a studio-only project working around the various members' schedules, so it remains to be seen whether King can develop a more substantive style moving forward.

Current Members

Shagrath (Stian Thoresen)

vocals (Chrome Division, Dimmu Borgir, Ragnarok)

Arve Isdal

guitars (Audrey Horne, Demonaz, Enslaved, I, Malignant Eternal, Trinacria)

Teloch (Morten Iversen)

guitars (Gorgoroth, The Konsortium, Mayhem)

King (Tom Cato Visnes)

bass (Abbath, ex-Audrey Horne, ex-Gorgoroth, I, Jotunspor, ex-Sahg)

Frost (Kjetil Haraldstad)

drums (1349, Gehenna, ex-Gorgoroth, ex-Keep Of Kalessin, Satyricon, ex-Zyklon-B)


The Underworld Regime 
2010 Indie
  1. Devil's Harlot
  2. Post Modern Sadist
  3. Invoker
  4. Perpetual Night
  5. Ghosting
  6. Acts of Sin
  7. Krigsatte Faner
  8. Hill Norge
  • Shagrath
  • Arve Isdal
  • Teloch
  • King
  • Frost

Reviews:   Blabbermouth  Sea Of Tranquility  Lords Of Metal  Angry Metal Guy 


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