Origin: Bergen, Norway  
Genres: Black Metal
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Page online: November 20, 2010
Last update/review: November 20, 2010

Vulture Industries

To start with, a great band name. Vulture Industries apparently began life in 1998 as Dead Rose Garden (not a bad name either) before switching to their present name in 2003. The reviews of this band, pretty much one and all, tag these guys as an Arcturus soundalike, and while it's unfair to dismiss them as clones, those reviews seem to have it right. The focus here is adventurous, busy, avant-garde black metal, with theatrical clean vocals similar to what Garm (now with Ulver) was doing back in his Arcturus days circa 1997's La Masquerade Infernale. Again, these guys do have their own style and labelling them as copycats would do them a disservice -- besides, there are few bands able to pull off this style effectively.

Current Members

Bjørnar Erevik Nilsen

vocals/programming

Øyvind Madsen

guitars

Eivind Huse

guitars

Kyrre Tiegen

bass

Tor Helge Gjengedal

drums



Discography


The Benevolent Pawn  EP
2005
  1. The Benevolent Pawn
  2. To Sever the Hand of Corruption
  3. A Path of Infamy
  • Bjørnar Erevik Nilsen
  • Øyvind Madsen
  • Eivind Huse
  • Kyrre Tiegen
  • Tor Helge Gjengedal



The Dystopia Journals  
2007 Dark Essence
  1. Pills of Conformity
  2. Blood Don't Flow Streamlined
  3. A Path of Infamy
  4. Soulcage
  5. The Benevolent Pawn
  6. The Crumbling Realm
  7. To Sever the Hand of Corruption
  8. Grim Apparitions
  • Bjørnar Erevik Nilsen
  • Øyvind Madsen
  • Eivind Huse
  • Kyrre Tiegen
  • Tor Helge Gjengedal



The Malefactor's Bloody Register  
2010 Dark Essence
  1. Crooks & Sinners
  2. Race For The Gallows
  3. The Hangman’s Hatch
  4. The Bolted Door
  5. This Cursed Flesh
  6. I Hung My Heart On Harrow Square
  7. Crowning The Cycle
  8. Of Branded Blood
  • Bjørnar Erevik Nilsen
  • Øyvind Madsen
  • Eivind Huse
  • Kyrre Tiegen
  • Tor Helge Gjengedal



The Tower  
2013 Season Of Mist
  1. The Tower
  2. Divine - Appalling
  3. The Hound
  4. Blood on the Trail
  5. The Dead Won't Mind
  6. A Knife Between Us
  7. The Pulse of Bliss
  8. Sleepwalkers
  9. Lost Among Liars
  • Bjørnar Erevik Nilsen
  • Øyvind Madsen
  • Eivind Huse
  • Kyrre Tiegen
  • Tor Helge Gjengedal



Stranger Times  
2017 Season Of Mist
  1. Tales of Woe
  2. As the World Burns
  3. Strangers
  4. The Beacon
  5. Something Vile
  6. My Body, My Blood
  7. Gentle Touch of a Killer
  8. Screaming Reflections
  9. Midnight Draws Near
  • Bjørnar Erevik Nilsen
  • Øyvind Madsen
  • Eivind Huse
  • Kyrre Tiegen
  • Tor Helge Gjengedal




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