Agalloch is an American metal band formed in 1995 in Portland, Oregon. The band is led by vocalist and guitarist John Haughm and so far have released four limited EPs, four full–length albums, two demos, one split album, one compilation album and one live DVD. Agalloch performs a progressive and avant–garde style of folk metal that encompasses an eclectic range of tendencies including neofolk, post–rock, black metal and doom metal. Common themes in Agalloch's imagery and subject matter are natural beauty, melancholy and allusions to ancestral Heathenry.