Aura Noir is a blackened thrash unit out of Norway that has been going strong since 1993. The band is led by bassist Apollyon who is also a member of the iconic black metal band Immortal. Their guitarist Blasphemer is also a former member of the notorious black metal band Mayhem.
Co-founding guitarist and singer Aggressor had to sit out a number of years due to injuries sustained while either jumping or falling (details are sketchy) from a third story window. In recent years, he has been able to rejoin the band although still heavily reliant on a wheelchair to get around.
The video below shows Aggressor’s first reunion with his bandmates in some time for a performance of the title track of their classic second album, 1996’s
Black Thrash Attack at Inferno Festival 2011 in Oslo.
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