Origin: Norway
Genres: Thrash Metal

Nocturnal Breed  

Nocturnal Breed is one of a handful of Scandinavian bands with a common theme, that being a collection of current or former members of established black metal bands that band together to play retro Germanic thrash in the Kreator/ Sodom mold. The band was founded by Destroyer (who went by the name Svartalv in Gehenna) and Ed Damnator (Silenoz of Dimmu Borgir), with the first album's lineup rounded out by one Rick Hellraiser, who was actually Nagash of The Kovenant. Apparently their live show, featuring Harleys and strippers, is quite the event. Far from the most original of bands (as if the stage names and song titles don't give that away), but they're pretty energetic and enjoyable nonetheless.

Current Members

Destroyer (Kenneth)

vocals/guitars/bass (ex-Gehenna)

I. Maztor


Vidar Fineidet


Tex Terror


Former Members/Guests

Ed Damnator (Sven Atle Kopperud)

bass/guitars (Dimmu Borgir, Insidious Disease)

A.E. Rattlehead (Akke)

guitars (ex-Crest Of Darkness)

Ben Hellion (Stian Andreassen)


Rick Hellraiser (Stian Arnesen)

drums (ex-Carpe Tenebrum, ex-Dimmu Borgir, The Kovenant, Troll)


1997 Pavement
  1. Rape The Angels
  2. Frantic Aggressor
  3. Maggot Monster
  4. Nocturnal Breed
  5. Evil Dead
  6. Metal Storm Rebels
  7. Dead Dominions
  8. Alcoholic Rites
  9. Revelation 666
  10. Blaster
  11. Locomotive Death
  • Destroyer
  • Ed Damnator
  • Rick Hellraiser

(EP) Triumph Of The Blasphemer 
1998 Hammerheart
  1. Triumph of the blasphemer
  2. Screaming for a leather bitch
  3. I'm alive
  4. Frantic aggressor
  5. Evil dead
  • Destroyer
  • Ed Damnator
  • I. Maztor
  • Tex Terror

No Retreat ... No Surrender 
1999 Hammerheart
  1. The Artillery Command
  2. Thrash The Redeemer
  3. Warhorse
  4. Killernecro
  5. No Retreat- No Surrender
  6. Beyond Control
  7. Sodomite
  8. Fists Of Fury
  9. Under The Blade
  10. Roadkill Maze
  11. Possessed
  12. Armageddon Nights
  13. Insane Tyrant
  • Destroyer
  • Ed Damnator
  • I. Maztor
  • Tex Terror

Tools Of The Trade 
2000 Holycaust
  1. Give'em Hell
  2. Slaughter Division
  3. Resistance Is Futile
  4. The Tools of the Trade
  5. Down by Law
  6. The Sabbath Man
  7. Skeleton of Sin
  8. Black Tooth Grin
  9. Silvertongue Devil
  10. Ballcrusher
  11. Knuckledust
  12. Scarred
  • Destroyer
  • I. Maztor
  • Ben Hellion
  • Tex Terror

Fields Of Rot 
2007 Agonia
  1. Wicked, Vicious & Violent
  2. Fields of Rot
  3. Too Damned To Conquer
  4. Manskinner
  5. In Sickness and in Hell
  6. Invasion of the Body-Thrashers
  7. Iron Bitch
  8. Code of Conduct
  9. The Dead
  10. Scything Harrow
  • Destroyer
  • A.E. Rattlehead
  • Ben Hellion
  • Tex Terror

Reviews:   Lords Of Metal 

Napalm Nights 
2014 Agonia
  1. The Devil Swept the Ruins
  2. Speedkrieg
  3. Cursed Beyond Recognition
  4. The Bitch of Buchenwald
  5. Napalm Nights
  6. Thrashiac
  7. Dawn Campaign... Flamethrower Ridge
  8. Under the Whip
  9. Dragging the Priests
  10. Krigshisser
  • Destroyer
  • I. Maztor
  • Vidar Fineidet
  • Tex Terror

Reviews:   Sea Of Tranquility  Metal Observer  Sputnik Music 


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