WorldWide Metal: Lithuania

METAL LITHUANIA – Exploring Lithuania’s Metal Music Scene: A Journey into Baltic Soundscapes

Embark on a journey through Lithuania’s dynamic metal music scene, where the country’s rich cultural heritage intertwines with the raw energy of Heavy Metal. Did you know that Lithuania boasts a thriving underground metal community, with bands spanning genres from Folk Metal to Black Metal?

Vilnius, the capital city, serves as a hub for metal music, hosting numerous gigs and events throughout the year. Bands like Obtest have gained international recognition.

Lithuania’s metal scene is also celebrated for its festivals, such as Devilstone Open Air and Kilkim Žaibu, which attract metalheads from across Europe and beyond. These events showcase not only local talent but also provide a platform for international acts to share their music with Lithuanian audiences.

Whether you’re drawn to the haunting atmosphere of Black Metal or the epic storytelling of Folk Metal, Lithuania offers a diverse array of sounds and styles to explore. Join us as we delve into the heart of Baltic metal and uncover the hidden gems of Lithuania’s metal music culture.”



  • Genre: Melodic Death/Thrash/Groove Metal/Metalcore
  • Location: Vilnius, Vilnius
  • Status: Active
  • Formed in: 2011
  • Link: Encyclopedia Metallum


  • Genre: Death Metal, Grindcore
  • Location: Vilnius, Vilnius
  • Status: Active
  • Formed in: 2010
  • Link: Encyclopedia Metallum


  • Genre: Black Metal
  • Location: Kaunas, Kaunas
  • Status: Active
  • Formed in: 2001
  • Link: Encyclopedia Metallum


  • Genre: Folk Metal/Viking Metal
  • Location: n/a
  • Status: Active
  • Formed in: 2014
  • Link: Encyclopedia Metallum


  • Genre: Progressive/Post-Metal
  • Location: Vilnius, Vilnius
  • Status: Active
  • Formed in: 2016
  • Encyclopedia Metallum