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Dimmu Borgir are very divisive, so remember the RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement.

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Dimmu Borgir are very divisive, so remember the RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement.
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* FiveBadBand:
** TheBigBad: Shagrath
** TheDragon: Silenoz
** TheEvilGenius: Galder
** TheBrute: Daray
** [[SixthRanger Fifth and Sixth Rangers]]: Cyrus and Gerlioz

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** TheBigBad: Silenoz
** TheDragon: Shagrath

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** TheBigBad: Silenoz
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** TheDragon: ShagrathSilenoz

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* FiveBadBand:
** TheBigBad: Silenoz
** TheDragon: Shagrath
** TheEvilGenius: Galder
** TheBrute: Daray
** [[SixthRanger Fifth and Sixth Rangers]]: Cyrus and Gerlioz


->''Evolving - Compulsively''
->''Behaving - Inconsistently''
->''Yet the pulse is pounding''
->''Restoration is the name''
->''For those who are left in the game''
->''Invocation in the name of our flame''





Dimmu Borgir are a Norwegian symphonic black metal band that, along with bands like Keep of Kalessin and Music/CradleOfFilth, represents the more commercial and accessible end of black (or quasi-black) metal. Instantly recognizable for their clean, keyboard-laden sound, and their [[ReligionRantSong staunchly anti-Christian lyrics]], Dimmu Borgir have carved out a unique niche for themselves both inside and outside of the BlackMetal world, particularly in recent times. Still, they are quite divisive in the anti-commercial black metal scene; many black metal fans / brainless meanie elitists / heroes ov the underworld / whatever lament their steady move towards a more commercial, less raw sound.

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Dimmu Borgir are a Norwegian symphonic black metal band that, along with bands like Keep of Kalessin and Music/CradleOfFilth, represents the more commercial and accessible end of black (or quasi-black) metal. Instantly recognizable for their clean, keyboard-laden sound, and their [[ReligionRantSong staunchly anti-Christian lyrics]], Dimmu Borgir have carved out a unique niche for themselves both inside and outside of the BlackMetal world, particularly in recent times. Still, they are quite divisive in the anti-commercial black metal scene; many hardcore black metal fans / brainless meanie elitists / heroes ov the underworld / whatever lament their steady move towards a more commercial, less raw sound.


Dimmu Borgir are a Norwegian symphonic black metal band that, along with bands like Keep of Kalessin and Music/CradleOfFilth, represents the more commercial and accessible end of black (or proto-black) metal. Instantly recognizable for their clean, keyboard-laden sound, and their [[ReligionRantSong staunchly anti-Christian lyrics]], Dimmu Borgir have carved out a unique niche for themselves both inside and outside of the BlackMetal world, particularly in recent times. Still, they are quite divisive in the anti-commercial black metal scene; many black metal fans / brainless meanie elitists / heroes ov the underworld / whatever lament their steady move towards a more commercial, less raw sound.

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Dimmu Borgir are a Norwegian symphonic black metal band that, along with bands like Keep of Kalessin and Music/CradleOfFilth, represents the more commercial and accessible end of black (or proto-black) quasi-black) metal. Instantly recognizable for their clean, keyboard-laden sound, and their [[ReligionRantSong staunchly anti-Christian lyrics]], Dimmu Borgir have carved out a unique niche for themselves both inside and outside of the BlackMetal world, particularly in recent times. Still, they are quite divisive in the anti-commercial black metal scene; many black metal fans / brainless meanie elitists / heroes ov the underworld / whatever lament their steady move towards a more commercial, less raw sound.


->''When I have seen your church go up in flames''
->''and you are weeping I will laugh''
->''When I have seen you mourn over loved ones''
->''I will feel bliss when your mortal souls is in ruins''
->''I will grin in the shadows''
->''For that gives me pleasure''
->''Tormenting a Christian soul''
-->-- Tormentor of Christian Souls

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->''When I have seen your church go up in flames''
->''and you are weeping I will laugh''
->''When I have seen you mourn over loved ones''
->''I will feel bliss when your mortal souls is in ruins''
->''I will grin in
->''Evolving - Compulsively''
->''Behaving - Inconsistently''
->''Yet
the shadows''
pulse is pounding''
->''Restoration is the name''
->''For that gives me pleasure''
->''Tormenting a Christian soul''
those who are left in the game''
->''Invocation in the name of our flame''

->''Dimmu Borgir!''
->''The deviants seek but one place''
->''Dimmu Borgir!''
->''Forward onward march!''
-->-- Tormentor of Christian Souls
Dimmu Borgir, Abrahadabra






Dimmu Borgir are a Norwegian symphonic black metal band that, along with bands like Keep of Kalessin and CradleOfFilth, represents the more commercial and accessible end of black (or proto-black) metal. Instantly recognizable for their clean, keyboard-laden sound, and their [[ReligionRantSong staunchly anti-Christian lyrics]], Dimmu Borgir have carved out a unique niche for themselves both inside and outside of the BlackMetal world, particularly in recent times. Still, they are quite divisive in the anti-commercial black metal scene; many black metal fans/brainless meanie elitists/heroes ov the underworld/whatever lament their steady move towards a more commercial, less raw sound.

In 1993, the year of their formation, Dimmu Borgir played pretty standard BlackMetal, very similar to what their fellow Norwegians were doing at the time. While you'll find the occasional fan of their early work, most of the black metal community agrees that it was nothing particularly special or innovative. Only with their third release, ''Enthrone Darkness Triumphant'', did Dimmu Borgir begin to do anything particularly original. While still quite similar to the work of a band like Emperor, ''Enthrone Darkness Triumphant'' was where Dimmu Borgir began to set themselves apart from the stock standard BlackMetal tropes and techniques.

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Dimmu Borgir are a Norwegian symphonic black metal band that, along with bands like Keep of Kalessin and CradleOfFilth, Music/CradleOfFilth, represents the more commercial and accessible end of black (or proto-black) metal. Instantly recognizable for their clean, keyboard-laden sound, and their [[ReligionRantSong staunchly anti-Christian lyrics]], Dimmu Borgir have carved out a unique niche for themselves both inside and outside of the BlackMetal world, particularly in recent times. Still, they are quite divisive in the anti-commercial black metal scene; many black metal fans/brainless fans / brainless meanie elitists/heroes elitists / heroes ov the underworld/whatever underworld / whatever lament their steady move towards a more commercial, less raw sound.

In 1993, the year of their formation, Dimmu Borgir played pretty standard BlackMetal, very similar to what their fellow Norwegians were doing at the time. While you'll find the occasional fan of their early work, most of the black metal community agrees that it was nothing particularly special or innovative. Only with their third release, ''Enthrone Darkness Triumphant'', did Dimmu Borgir begin to do anything particularly original. While still quite similar to the work of a band like Emperor, Music/{{Emperor}}, ''Enthrone Darkness Triumphant'' was where Dimmu Borgir began to set themselves apart from the stock standard BlackMetal tropes and techniques.



Dimmu Borgir are very divisive, so remember the RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement

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Dimmu Borgir are very divisive, so remember the RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgementRuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement.



!!Tropes associated with Dimmu Borgir:

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* ConceptAlbum: ''In Sorte Diaboli''
* ContemptibleCover: ''Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia'' is a good example- it features the torso of a naked woman wrapped in barbed wire suspended over what looks like a spell circle of some kind.

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* ConceptAlbum: ''In Sorte Diaboli''
Diaboli''.
* ContemptibleCover: ''Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia'' is a good example- example -- it features the torso of a naked woman wrapped in barbed wire suspended over what looks like a spell circle of some kind.



* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The first two albums and the EPs and singles from the same era have fairly lo-fi production and lyrics written more-or-less entirely in Norwegian. Starting with ''Enthrone Darkness Triumphant'' they upgraded their production considerably (working with [[Music/{{Hypocrisy}} Peter Tagtgren]] probably helped there) and began writing lyrics in English, establishing the sound they've had ever since.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The first two albums and the EPs EP's and singles from the same era have fairly lo-fi production and lyrics written more-or-less entirely in Norwegian. Starting with ''Enthrone Darkness Triumphant'' they upgraded their production considerably (working with [[Music/{{Hypocrisy}} Peter Tagtgren]] probably helped there) and began writing lyrics in English, establishing the sound they've had ever since.



** "Alt lys er svunnet hen" (albeit plagiarized from British prog rock band Magnum)
** "Master of Disharmony" (the Devil's Path EP version)

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** "Alt lys er svunnet hen" (albeit (Albeit plagiarized from British prog rock band Magnum)
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** "Master of Disharmony" (the (The Devil's Path EP version)



** "Eradication Instincs Defined"

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** "Eradication Instincs Instincts Defined"



* HornyDevils: "A Succubus In Rapture'' and "United in Unhallowed Grace" are about these.

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* HornyDevils: "A Succubus In in Rapture'' and "United in Unhallowed Grace" are about these. these.



* NamestoRunAwayFrom/NamesEndingInTh: Shagrath

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* NamestoRunAwayFrom/NamesEndingInTh: ShagrathNamestoRunAwayFrom / NamesEndingInTh: Shagrath.



* SadBattleMusic: "Det Nye Riket" opens the album For All Tid with a pretty dark and depressing orchestral and piano instrumental that would fit well into a battle scenery. Its lyrics also speak about an upcoming kingdom and there are many symbols from the Book of Revelation reversed. Later in the album's rather chilling title track, the predicted battle seems to have begun.
* {{Sampling}}: a few times on the more recent albums. Usually a result of slight IndustrialMetal influences on their sound. Symphonic parts from Dvorak are also incorporated in "Guds Fortapelse - Apenbaring av Dommedag".
* ShoutOut: Shagrath's stage name is a reference to a certain Orc from ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings''. Silenoz's stage name is a reference to Silenius, a satyr from Greek mythology.
* SopranoAndGravel: On a few songs- and, more often than not, a result of two male vocalists rather than a male and a female. Not normally, though.

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* SadBattleMusic: "Det Nye Riket" opens the album For ''For All Tid Tid'' with a pretty dark and depressing orchestral and piano instrumental that would fit well into a battle scenery. Its lyrics also speak about an upcoming kingdom and there are many symbols from the Book of Revelation reversed. Later in the album's rather chilling title track, the predicted battle seems to have begun.
begun.
* {{Sampling}}: a A few times on the more recent albums. Usually a result of slight IndustrialMetal influences on their sound. Symphonic parts from Dvorak are also incorporated in "Guds Fortapelse - Apenbaring av Dommedag".
* ShoutOut: Shagrath's stage name is a reference to a certain Orc from ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings''. Silenoz's stage name is a reference to Silenius, a satyr from Greek mythology.
mythology.
* SopranoAndGravel: On a few songs- songs -- and, more often than not, a result of two male vocalists rather than a male and a female. Not normally, though.


-->''When I have seen your church go up in flames''
-->''and you are weeping I will laugh''
-->''When I have seen you mourn over loved ones''
-->''I will feel bliss when your mortal souls is in ruins''
-->''I will grin in the shadows''
-->''For that gives me pleasure''
-->''Tormenting a Christian soul''
-->--Tormentor of Christian Souls

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-->''When ->''When I have seen your church go up in flames''
-->''and ->''and you are weeping I will laugh''
-->''When ->''When I have seen you mourn over loved ones''
-->''I ->''I will feel bliss when your mortal souls is in ruins''
-->''I ->''I will grin in the shadows''
-->''For ->''For that gives me pleasure''
-->''Tormenting ->''Tormenting a Christian soul''
-->--Tormentor -->-- Tormentor of Christian Souls


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* EpicRiff:
** "Mourning Palace"
** "Spellbound (By the Devil)
** "In Death's Embrace"


* EpicInstrumentalOpener

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* EpicRiff:
** "Mourning Palace"
** "Spellbound (By the Devil)
** "In Death's Embrace"
* EpicRocking: Not that long, but the band does enough twists and turns in them.
** "Chaos Without Prophecy"
** "The Insight and the Catharsis"
** "Arcane Lifeforce Mysteria"
** "Kings of the Carnival Creation"
** "Eradication Instincs Defined"

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