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Gaahl was born in Sunnfjord, a district in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. He spent his youth living in a sparsely populated valley called Espedal, in the municipality of Fjaler. Gaahl became involved with black metal in 1993, when he co-formed the band Trelldom with guitarist "Tyrant" and bassist "Taakeheim". They released a demo in March ... See full bio »


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Sex & Music Self - lead singer of God Seed


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 2012 Escape
Grim (as Kristian Espedal)
 2007 Gorgoroth: Carving a Giant (Video short)
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 2016 London by Norse - The Documentary (Documentary short)
 2014 Sex & Music (Documentary)
Self - lead singer of God Seed
 2012 God Seed: Live at Wacken (Video short)
 2008 Gorgoroth: Black Mass Krakow 2004 (Video)
Self - Vocals
 2005 Metal: A Headbanger's Journey (Documentary)
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 2010 The Vice Guide to Everything (TV Series documentary)
Self (segment "Norwegian Black Metal")
- The Business of War/The Bulletproof Tailor/Sakawa Boys/Norwegian Black Metal (2010) ... Self (segment "Norwegian Black Metal")

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Alternate Names:

Kristian Espedal

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Besides "Gorgoroth", he has been involved in the bands "Gaahlskagg", "Trelldom" and "Sigfader". See more »

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