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OriginNorsborg, Stockholm, Sweden
GenresDeath metal
Years active1998–2004, 2010
LabelsTo the Death, Soulseller
Associated actsCrashdïet, Insision, Kaamos, Subvision
MembersMary Goore
DD Sars (Adam Zaars)
G. Grotesque
E. Forcas
Past membersSid E. Burns
Carlos Sathanas
Karl Envall
Roy Morbidson
Tom Bones
Chris Piss

Repugnant was a Swedish death metal band from Stockholm active from 1998 to 2004. The band has been cited as one of the first revivalists of the Swedish death metal movement, along with Kaamos.[1] They recorded their only studio album Epitome of Darkness in 2002, but it was left unreleased when the band broke up in 2004, only being published in 2006.[2] Vocalist and guitarist Mary Goore (real name Tobias Forge) recruited a new lineup of Repugnant to perform at the Hell's Pleasure festival in 2010.

When Tobias Forge (Moore) received the 2019 Platinagitarren award from STIM for his musical accomplishments, jury member and journalist Ika Johannesson stated that "Old school death metal has rarely sounded as good as Repugnant."[3] According to Swedish Death Metal author Daniel Ekeroth, Repugnant's "amazingly old school-sounding death metal is something you must hear to believe."[4]


  • Spawn of Pure Malevolence (Demo, 1999)
  • Hecatomb (EP, 1999)
  • Draped in Cerecloth (Demo, 2001)
  • Dunkel Besatthet (Split, 2002)
  • Premature Burial (EP, 2004)
  • Kaamos / Repugnant (Split, 2004)
  • Epitome of Darkness (2006)


  1. ^ Ekeroth 2008, pp. 273–274.
  2. ^ "TOBIAS FORGE Laments Lack Of Success For Pre-GHOST Outfit REPUGNANT: 'If I Look Back On How I Did Things, It Was Unprofessional'". 27 May 2018. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Tobias Forge får Stims Platinagitarr 2019". STIM (in Swedish). 14 November 2019. Retrieved 27 April 2020.
  4. ^ Ekeroth 2008, p. 273.
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