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|Genres||Stoner rock, hard rock, doom metal|
|Years active||1999–2006, 2013-|
|Labels|| This Dark Reign |
|Members|| Henning Solvang |
Ole Petter Andreassen
Thulsa Doom is a Norwegian heavy metal band. It takes its name from the Robert E. Howard character. This is not to be mistaken for the New York hardcore punk band with the same name that existed from 1998-2000.
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