Dark Funeral is a Swedish black metal band started in 1993 by Lord Ahriman and Blackmoon. They released a self-titled EP in 1994. Their full-length debut was 1996's The Secrets Of The Black Arts. Blackmoon and original vocalist Themgoroth left the band shortly thereafter. Themrogoth was replaced by current vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula. There have been other lineup changes over the years, and Lord Ahriman is the lone remaining original member.