Origin: Notodden, Norway  
Genres: Death Metal
Last update/review: January 4, 2019

The Wretched End

The focal point of The Wretched End, clearly, is Samoth, famous for his work in the mighty Emperor as well as making appearances with a host of other black metal bands. This band follows in the footsteps of his last major band (Zyklon) and bears some resemblance to that band, chugging out deathy black metal. Inroads, the second of two albums released as of this writing, has a bit of saminess to it, though it's got its moments like the ferocious opener "Tyrant Of The Mountain". Samoth found two veteran Norse black metallers to aid him in the effort,

Current Members

Cosmo (André Søgnen)

vocals/guitars/bass (Scum, ex-Source Of Tide)

Samoth (Tomas Haugen)

guitars (ex-Arcturus, ex-Burzum, Emperor, ex-Gorgoroth, ex-Satyricon, Scum, ex-Zyklon, ex-Zyklon-B)

Nils Fjellström

drums (ex-Aeon, ex-Dark Funeral, ex-In Battle, ex-Netherbird)


2010 Nocturnal Art
  1. Intro
  2. Red Forest Alienation
  3. The Armageddonist
  4. Last Judgement
  5. Of Men and Wolves
  6. Numbered Days
  7. With Ravenous Hunger
  8. Fleshbomb
  9. Human Corporation
  10. Residing in Limbo
  11. The Juggernaut Theory
  12. Zoo Human Syndrome
  13. Tyrant of the Mountain
  14. Deathtopian Society
  15. Death by Nature
  16. Cold Iron Soul
  17. The Haunting Ground
  18. Fear Propaganda
  19. Blackthorn Winter
  20. Hunger
  21. Throne Renowned of Old
  • Cosmo
  • Samoth
  • Nils Fjellström

2012 Nocturnal Art
  • Cosmo
  • Samoth
  • Nils Fjellström

In These Woods, From These Mountains  
2016 Indie
  1. Dead Icons
  2. Primordial Freedom
  3. Old Norwegian Soul
  4. Misery Harbour
  5. Atheos
  6. The Decline and Fall
  7. Burrowing Deep
  8. Dewy Fields
  • Cosmo
  • Samoth
  • Nils Fjellström

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