[VIDEO]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joEAb_y7ZYA]YouTube - DIMMU BORGIR - Progenies Of The Great Apocalypse EXTREME VERSION[/VIDEO]
I've pretty much disregarded and ignored this band for so long because I assumed it'd be nonsense. What a foolish idea. This is just fucking super-epic. It's about as epic and grand as metal gets. It has some sort of awesome, huge Bond-like quality to it.
The riffing is just top notch. And their playing is spot on. It's nothing that technical, but it's just nicely executed.
I've checked a few other tracks that I've discovered I love, too. Sympozium, Blessings..., The Serpentine Offering, and The Sacrilegious Scorn. The video for this last one is particularly brilliant. Melodramatic, so mundanely sacrilegious and ridiculously camp:
[VIDEO]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9cqKafnUrk]YouTube - Dimmu Borgir - The Sacrilegious Scorn[/VIDEO]