Khlyst (band)

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OriginNew York City
GenresDoom metal, drone doom
Years active2006 -
LabelsHydra Head Records
MembersRunhild 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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