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Striborg originally began in 1993 under the name Kathaaria. Obviously taken from the Darkthrone track ‘Kathaarian Life Code’, although it really refers to the word catharsis which has always been a spiritual obsession for sole member, Russell (Sin-nanna) Menzies.

1997 saw the name change to Striborg in which the direction shifted slightly to incorporate dark ambience and power electronics.

Striborg’s international exposure started in 2003 with the help of local label, Asgard Musik.
During the following years a prolific amount of albums were released through Displeased Records with two titles licensed for a US release via Southern Lord Records.
Subsequent collaborations occurred with Sunn o))) members as Pentemple as well as artists, Oren Ambarchi, Marco Fusinato and Xasthur.
Striborg has been featured in two documentaries including One Man Metal with contemporaries, Leviathan and Xasthur.
Live performance has been more frequent with the arrival of Mona’s Mofo and Dark Mofo festivals.

In July of 2017, Striborg had an epiphany to create a new genre, blackwave (BLACKmetal/darkWAVE) which takes aesthetics/elements from BM such as the atmosphere, themes and vocal style, mixing it with the music of mostly darkwave as well as 80s synth pop & electro / EBM. ITC & Blackwave are the first 2 albums in the genre.

The 3rd album in continuing style of blackwave entitled ‘Leave the World Behind’ is out now.

Full discography:
https://striborg.bandcamp.com/

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