Members of Dimmu Borgir and Rob Zombie too.
In terms of pure, outstanding black metal in the 2nd-wave tradition, Gorgoroth has produced some of the finest albums ever made. Though there is much to praise in the artistic risk-taking of later eras, the trilogy of Pentagram, Antichrist and In the Sign of Hell will always hold sway as the defining emblems of the band’s legacy (infamous performances in Poland notwithstanding).
Not the black metal you're expecting, but it's still awesome.
The re-recording of Under The Sign of Hell in 2011 doesn't count.
When it comes to black metal, most people think of Darkthrone’s classic trilogy (A Blaze in the Northern Sky, Under a Funeral Moon, and Transilvanian Hunger). And though they would be correct, we should not overlook the contributions of Bergen, Norway’s Gorgoroth.
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"It's just boring to me. Every time I hear a new metal band, I'm just like, 'No, thanks.' I try to do the opposite of whatever is going on in metal."