Khlyst (band)

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Origin New York City
Genres Doom metal, drone doom
Years active 2006 -
Labels Hydra Head Records
Associated acts Khanate, Thorr's Hammer, Sunn O)))
Members Runhild Gammelsæter
James Plotkin
Tim Wyskida

Khlyst is an American drone doom band, formed in 2006.

In Russian, the word means "switch", "whip", or "scourge".


Khlyst is a drone doom project that features guitarist James Plotkin (Khanate, Phantomsmasher, OLD), vocalist Runhild Gammelsæter (Thorr's Hammer), and drummer Tim Wyskida (Khanate, Blind Idiot God).



  • Chaos Is My Name (CD, Hydra Head Records, 2006)
  • Chaos Live (DVD, Hydra Head Records, 2008) Limited to 500 copies, worldwide. Recorded November 2, 2006 in New York City.

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