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The Third and the Mortal

The Third and the Mortal
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The Third and the Mortal (often styled The 3rd and the Mortal) is a Norwegian experimental metal-band, founded in the city Trondheim, Norway, in 1992 by Rune Hoemsnes, Finn Olav Holthe, Geir Nilssen, Trond Engum, and singer Kari Rueslåtten. The band started out as a doom metal band mixing distorted guitars and heavy drumming with clean guitars and vocals from Rueslåtten. The band went on to experiment with genres such as progressive rock, jazz, ambient, folk, and electronica. Personnel changes followed, and the band has been inactive since 2005.
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The Third and the Mortal — Project Bluebook: Decade of Endeavour The Third and the Mortal — Project Bluebook: Decade of Endeavour
(VOW085, 2003/2005, CD)
The Third and the Mortal — Memoirs The Third and the Mortal — Memoirs
(VOW 075, 2002, CD)
The Third and the Mortal — In This Room The Third and the Mortal — In This Room
(VOW 059, 1997, CD)
The Third and the Mortal — Painting on Glass The Third and the Mortal — Painting on Glass
(VOW 051, 1996/2010, CD)
The Third and the Mortal — Nightswan The Third and the Mortal — Nightswan
(VOW 047, 1995, CD)
The Third and the Mortal — Tears Laid in Earth The Third and the Mortal — Tears Laid in Earth
(VOW 041, 1994/2010, CD)

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