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Origin Budapest, Hungary
Genres Black metal,[1] Experimental Rock
Years active 1985–1991
Associated acts Aborym
Keep of Kalessin
Sunn O)))
Members Attila Csihar
Mugambi Zoldun
Machat St. Zsoltar
Zeno Galoca
Past members Attila Szigeti
György Farkas
Márton Dubecz
Tamás Buday

Tormentor is a black metal band formed in 1986 in Budapest, Hungary. They recorded their first album, Anno Domini, in 1988, but were unable to release it until the end of communism.[2] The album reached Norway through the tape-trading community. Following the suicide of Per Ohlin, Mayhem invited Attila Csihar from Tormentor to join the band; he was to perform the vocals on De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas.[3] Tormentor split up in 1991. After a long break they reformed and released the more experimental Recipe Ferrum through Avantgarde Music in 2001.[2]

Band members[edit]

Last known line-up[edit]

  • Attila Csihar – vocals, guitars
  • Mugambi Zolduns Bwana – lead guitar
  • Zénó Galóca – bass guitar
  • Machat St. Zsoltar Motolla – drums

Former members[edit]

  • Attila Szigeti – guitars
  • György Farkas – bass guitar
  • Márton Dubecz – drums
  • Tamás Buday – guitars


  • The Seventh Day of Doom (demo, 1987)
  • Anno Domini (studio album, 1988, remastered 2005)
  • Black and Speed Metál (split album, 1989)
  • Live in Hell (live album, 1999)
  • Live in Damnation (EP, 2000)
  • The Sick Years (live album, 2000)
  • Recipe Ferrum (studio album, 2001)


  1. ^ Tormentor biography @ MusicMight
  2. ^ a b "Tormentor @ Myspace". Retrieved June 3, 2010. 
  3. ^ Kovács, Marcell (May 17, 2007). ""Emberen túli" (Csihar Attila - Mayhem)" (interview in Hungarian). Magyar Narancs. Retrieved June 3, 2010.