Carpathian Forest (1992-present) is a Black Metal band from Sandnes, Norway.
riginally named Enthrone, Carpathian Forest is another project of Nattefrost (Real Name: Roger Rasmussen; bass (1992, 1998)/guitars/keyboards (1992-2017)/vocals) whose 2017 membership also included Slakt (Real Name: Kjetil Dyvik Løksli; bass), Audun (Real Name: Audun Ulleland; drums), Malphas (Real Name: Thomas Myrvold; guitars) and Erik Gamle (guitars).
Formed in 1990 with just Lord Karnstein (bass/guitars/keyboards/vocals (backing)) and Lord Nosferatu (a.k.a. Natterfrost; bass/keyboards/vocals), they would change their name in 1992 after the Black Winds demo in 1991.
In the past, the membership also included: Damnatus (bass (1992-1993)), J. Nordavind (Real Name: Johnny Krøvel; bass (1992, 1998)/guitars/Keyboards/vocals (backing) (1992-2000)), Lord Blackmangler (drums (1992-1993)), Lazare (Real Name: Lars Are Nedland; drums (1998-1999)), Tchort (Real Name: Terje Vik Schei; bass (1999-2009)/guitars (1999-2009, 2012-2014)), Vrangsinn (Real Name: Daniel Vrangsinn Salte; bass/keyboards/vocals (backing) (1999-2014)/guitars (2002)), A. Kobro (Real Name: Anders Kobro; drums (1999-2014)) and Blood Pervertor (Real Name: Gøran Bomann; guitars/vocals (backing) (2003-2014)).
The act released a set of demos before Through Chasm, Caves and Titan Woods EP (1995), Through Chasm, Caves and Titan Woods / Cultus Sanguine Split (1996), Bloodlust and Perversion Compilation (1997), Black Shining Leather (1998), He's Turning Blue Single (2000), Strange Old Brew (2000), Morbid Fascination of Death (2001), Live at Inferno '01 Live (2001), Black Shining Leather / Through Chasm, Caves and Titan Woods Compilation (2002), We're Going to Hell for This - Over a Decade of Perversions Compilation (2002), Defending the Throne of Evil (2003), Skjend hans lik Compilation (2004), Fuck You All!!!! Caput tuum in ano est (2006), The Fucking Evil Years Boxed set (2017) and Likeim EP (2018).