Tsjuder was a Norwegian black metal band that was founded in 1993.
The name Tsjuder was picked from the Norwegian movie Pathfinder (Veiviseren). The Tsjuder (or Chud) was a mythical Northern Russian tribe.
Originally from Oslo, the Norwegian black metal band Tsjuder was formed in 1993 by bassist and vocalist Nag and guitarist Berserk, with second guitarist Drauglin joining in 1994. After a year of rehearsals and writing, the band record their first demo tape, entitled Ved Ferdens Ende—shortly after, Berserk left the band. Tsjuder replaced him with drummer Torvus for their second demo tape, 1996's Possessed. The following year, Tsjuder underwent another change in its formation, with Torvus being fired, and his replacement Desecrator, along with American guitarist Diabolus Mort, recorded the Throne of the Goat EP, released through Solistitium Records in 1997. Later in 1998, both Diabous Mort and Desecrator left the band by "lack of interest". The full-length debut album was ...