Bal-Sagoth are an extreme metal band from Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, combining elements of black metal, symphonic, and classical music. Vocalist/lyricist Byron Roberts, who came up with the idea for the band around 1989, took the name 'Bal-Sagoth' from a Robert E. Howard short story "The Gods of Bal-Sagoth". Their first demo was released in 1993; they have since released three albums on Cacophonous and three on Nuclear Blast.
The band incorporates black metal influences and symphonic elements into an overall grandiose canvas Read more on Last.fm
New fan-art from skulldiamond94 depicting Caylen-Tor, the character from "To Dethrone the Witch-Queen of Mytos K'unn (The Legend of the Battle of Blackhelm Vale)" from the album "Starfire Burning Upon the Ice-Veiled Throne of Ultima Thule" and also the cover star of the original edition of "Battle Magic".