from Ultimate-Guitar.com, including:
“Norwegian music scene is one of the most biggest and diverse music scenes in the world. Norway is known for its strong jazz scene (with such musicians as Jan Garbarek, Terje Rypdal, Nils Petter Molvær, Eivind Aarset, Ketil Bjørnstad, Paal Nilssen-Love and more), classical music (with such composers as Edvard Grieg, Rikard Nordraak and Johan Svendsen) – and of course for actually starting the whole black metal movement (the early Norwegian black metal scene developed the style of their forebears into a distinct genre known as “True Norwegian black metal”). It also includes a lot of internationally recognised bands – for example, famous electronic duo Röyksopp are frow Norway too.
So we prepared a list of 35 famous rock bands which are from Norway. It was REALLY hard to choose even only 35, because Norway has A LOT OF unique music talents and a really diverse music scene.”