Given that Doom Metal (or should that be DOOM METAL ? It feels like it has earned the right to be in ALL-CAPS) has pretty much more right than any other subgenre to claim it is the “original” form of heavy metal, it seemed kind of remiss that we didn’t have a column dedicated specifically to it. Until now – step forward, Pete Long….
There are 4 bands named Thurisaz. 1) Thurisaz from Belgium (Atmospheric Death/Black Metal) 2) Thurisaz from Germany (NSBM) 3) Thurisaz from Poland (Pagan Black Metal) 4) Thurisaz from USA (RAC) 1) Thurisaz began as a quartet in May 1997, with Peter on guitar and grunts, Mattias on guitar and screams, Pepijn on drums and Lars on bass. In 1999 Kobe joined on synths, an event that defined the sound of Thurisaz in the stages to come. After several demos, the band released it's first full-album "Scent of a Dream" in 2004. The album sums up the best Thurisaz has to Read more on Last.fm.