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Real/full name:
Øystein Aarseth
25 (born Mar 22nd, 1968)
Aug 10th, 1993
Died of:
Murder by stabbing
Place of origin:
Norway (Surnadal)


Øystein Aarseth, who went by the pseudonym Euronymous, was a Norwegian guitarist and co-founder of the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem.

Aarseth formed the original Mayhem line up in 1984. At the time he was going by the stage name "Destructor" but on joining the band he changed his name to Euronymous, derived from the Greek mythological spirit (daemon) of the underworld Eurynomos.

Aarseth ...


He opened an independent record store in Oslo called Helvete in 1991.

He was the founder of the record label Deathlike Silence Productions.

Widely considered to be the godfather of modern black metal.

Checker Patrol

Guitars (1986)

1986 Metalion in the Park (Demo) Guitars


As Destructor:


Drums, Guitar


Vocals (1984-1986), Guitars (1984-1993)

1986 Pure Fucking Armageddon (Demo) Guitars, Vocals (see notes)
1987 Deathrehearsal (Demo) Guitars
1987 Deathcrush (EP) Guitars
1990 Studio Tracks (Demo) Guitars
1993 Live in Leipzig (Live album) Guitars
1994 De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Guitars
1995 The Dawn of the Black Hearts - Live in Sarpsborg, Norway 28/2, 1990 (Live album) Guitars
1996 Freezing Moon (Single) Guitars
1996 Out from the Dark (Compilation) Guitars
1999 Necrolust / Total Warfare (Split) Guitars
2002 Jihad / Freezing Moon (Split) Guitars
2004 Cult of Aggression (Video) Vocals, Guitars
2008 Pure Fucking Mayhem (Video) Guitars, Vocals
2009 Life Eternal (EP) Guitars
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1992 Burzum Guitars (lead) (on "War"), Gong (on "Dungeons of Darkness")
1993 Det som engang var Gong (Intro, Outro)


1992 Burzum Producer


1994 De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Producer, Mixing
1995 The Dawn of the Black Hearts - Live in Sarpsborg, Norway 28/2, 1990 (Live album) Photography
1997 Ancient Skin / Necrolust (Single) Photography (cover)


1989 Slow Death (Demo) Producer
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