Origin: Norway  
Genres: Thrash Metal
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Last update/review: May 6, 2018

Aura Noir

Formed as a side project by a pair of Norwegians with past black metal alliances, Aura Noir bill themselves as "unholy black thrash", which is quite a reasonable description, as their style an intense form of retro thrash (think early Kreator or Destruction) with vocals that are a bit more contemporary and black-metallish. Mainmen Apollyon and Aggressor have (or at least had) an interesting songwriting/instrument arrangement, with all odd-numbered tracks written by Aggressor, who plays guitar, bass, and sings (Apollyon drums), and completely switching all songwriting and instrument-playing responsibilities on the even-numbered tracks.

Current Members

Apollyon (Ole Jørgen Moe)

vocals/bass (ex-Cadaver, ex-Dødheimsgard, ex-Immortal)

Aggressor (Carl-Michael Eide)

rhythm guitar (ex-Cadaver, ex-Dødheimsgard, guest for Fleurety, ex-Ved Buens Ende, ex-Virus)

Blasphemer (Rune Eriksen)

guitars (ex-Ava Inferi, Earth Electric, ex-Mayhem, ex-Mezzerschmitt)



Discography



Dreams Like Deserts  
1995 Hot
  1. The Rape
  2. Forlorn Blessings To The Dreamking
  3. Dreams, Like Deserts
  4. Snake
  5. Mirage
  • Apollyon
  • Aggressor



Black Thrash Attack  
1997 Malicious
  1. Sons Of Hades
  2. Conqueror
  3. Caged Wrath
  4. Wretched Face Of Evil
  5. Black Thrash Attack
  6. The Pest
  7. The One Who Smite
  8. Destructor
  9. Fighting For Hell
  • Apollyon
  • Aggressor
  • Blasphemer



Deep Tracts Of Hell  
1998 Hammerheart
  1. Deep Tracts Of Hell
  2. Released Damnation
  3. Swarm Of Vultures
  4. Blood Unity
  5. Slasher
  6. Purification Of Hell
  7. The Spiral Scar
  8. The Beautiful, Darkest Path
  9. Broth Of Oblivion
  10. To Wear The Mark
  • Apollyon
  • Aggressor



Increased Damnation  COMPILATION
2000 Hammerheart
  1. Mirage
  2. Towers Of Limbs and Fevers
  3. Released Damnation
  4. Broth Of Oblivion
  5. Swarm Of Vultures
  6. The One Who Smite
  7. Wretched Face Of Evil
  8. Fighting For Hell
  9. The Rape
  10. Forlorn Blessing To The Dreamking
  11. Dreams Like Deserts
  12. Angel Ripper
  13. Snake
  14. Mirage
  15. Of Limbs And Fevers



The Merciless  
2004 Tyrant Synd.
  1. Upon The Dark Throne
  2. Condor
  3. Black Metal Law
  4. Hell's Fire
  5. Black Deluge Nigh
  6. Funeral Thrash
  7. Sordid
  8. Merciless
  • Apollyon
  • Aggressor
  • Blasphemer



Live Nightmare On Elm Street  
2006 Oxidized Razor
  1. Black Thrash Attach
  2. Sons Of Hades
  3. Dreams Like Deserts
  4. The One Who Smite
  5. The Rape
  6. Caged Wrath
  7. Heavens On Fire
  8. Conqueror
  9. Angel Ripper
  10. Wretched Face Of Evil
  11. Mirage
  12. The Pest
  13. Fighting For Hell
  14. Forlorn Blessings To The Dreamlike
  • Apollyon
  • Aggressor
  • Blasphemer



Hades Rise  
2008 Tyrant Synd.
  1. Hades Rise
  2. Gaping Grave Awaits
  3. Unleash the Demon
  4. Pestilent Streams
  5. Schitzoid Paranoid
  6. Death-Mask
  7. Shadows of Death
  8. Iron Night/Torment Storm
  9. South American Death
  10. The Stalker
  • Apollyon
  • Aggressor



Out To Die  
2012 Indie
  1. Trenches
  2. Fed To The Flames
  3. Abbadon
  4. The Grin From The Gallows
  5. Withheld
  6. Priest's Hellish Fiend
  7. Deathwish
  8. Out To Die
  • Apollyon
  • Aggressor
  • Blasphemer



Aura Noire  
2018 Indie
  1. Dark Lung of the Storm
  2. Grave Dweller
  3. Hell’s Lost Chambers
  4. The Obscuration
  5. Demoniac Flow
  6. Shades Ablaze
  7. Mordant Wind
  8. Cold Bone Grasp
  9. Outro
  • Apollyon
  • Aggressor
  • Blasphemer




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