Arkona – a Polish metal band, formed on the initiative of musicians named Khorzon and Messiah, who decided to form a band playing in the mood of raw black metal and paganism. The first recording of the demo titled The Unholy War was released in 1993. Another demo with Polish lyrics, entitled Bogowie Zapomnienia was released in 1993. It was this release that drew the attention of Morbid Madness Records, with which Arkona was to record its first full album. Despite the plans, the first official album Imperium was released on the sum of Astral Wings Records. The next album, Zeta Reticuli, was recorded in 1996 by Folter Records. In 2002 the band released the album Nocturnal Arkonian Hordes under the wings of Czech Eclipse Productions. The official discography ends with the album Konstelacja Lodu.