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OriginSydney, NSW
GenresBlack metal
Years active1995 - 2010
Associated actsAvathalor, Buio Omega
Past membersAlexander, Lord Aerveron

Band members

  • Line up
    • Gorgoroth (vocals, guitar, bass, programming)
  • Former members
    • Alexander (bass)
    • Lord Aerveron (drums)

Band information

Baltak was a Sydney-based black metal vehicle for Gorgoroth. The band name is taken from the Macedonian word for a battle-axe and all of Baltak's albums deal almost exclusively with Macedonian history. In keeping with this, the lyrics are also in Macedonian.

Baltak's sound on the first few albums is extreme symphonic war metal. In 1999, Gorgorth spent time in Europe and collaborated with Italian band Mortifier on the Buio Omega project. Kral Na Dva Svetoj was released in 2000 and Gorgoroth joined Canberra black metal band Avathalor as bass player while continuing to work on further Baltak releases. He left Australia in 2002 with a view to continuing Baltak in Europe; while there he completed another Buio Omega album. Back in Australia a fourth Baltak album, Makedonski Boj, was released the first since the debut to utilise a real drummer. The 2004 single release is a limited edition vinyl issue featuring previously unavailable material.

After an eight-year hiatus, Baltak was resurrected briefly in mid-2010.



1995 Macedonian Darkness and Evil Battlegod
1998 Zaginatiot Grad Battlegod
2000 Kral na dva Svetoj Battlegod
2003 Macedonski Boj Battlegod


2004 Macedonian Legions Arise! Battlegod