Svartsot play a mix of folk metal and melodic death metal. Their lyrics are inspired by Danish folklore and history and the growled vocals are in Danish. Svartsot is known as a dedicated live band, where the experience of the audience is the priority. Since the inception of Svartsot back in 2005, the band has grown in popularity and have played festivals all over the world. Wacken Open Air, Paganfest, Copenhell, Viru Folk Festival, Rock Marathon and Oktobierfest are just some of the festivals Svartsot have played over the years. Furthermore the band has toured with well known bands such as Týr, Alestorm and Arkona. All the touring and festivals have enabled Svartsot to build up a large fan base and the band is known for their charismatic stage performance.