Definitions for "Chthonic"
Pertaining to the earth; earthy; as, chthonic religions.
gods: gods who inhabit the earth or live within it, determining sudden variations in the nature such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, draughts. Chthonic (pronounced THON-ick) means earthbound.
of the underworld; "nether regions"
Chthonic (閃靈樂團) is a Taiwanese symphonic black metal band that incorporates influences from traditional Chinese music including instruments such as the Er-hu. The band's stated goal is to use their music to bring ancient history and mythology into the modern era, especially the tragic history and unique myths of Taiwan.