Darkthrone is an influential Norwegian black metal band. They formed in 1986 as a death metal group in Kolbotn, Norway. After embracing the black metal style in 1991, they became a driving force in the Norwegian black metal scene. For most of this period Darkthrone has consisted of just two musicians; Fenriz and Nocturno Culto. They have sought to remain outside the music mainstream.
The band that would become Darkthrone formed during 1986 in Kolbotn, a small suburb of Oslo. .
Genre: black metal, norwegian black metal, death metal