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Hellhammer

Hellhammer

Real/full name:
Jan Axel Blomberg
Age:
45 (born Aug 2nd, 1969)
Place of origin:
Norway (Trysil)
Gender:
Male

Biography

As a child Jan's main interests were football (soccer), wrestling and drums. He began learning to play drums by playing along with albums he listened to. He was into heavy metal bands such as Iron Maiden and Slayer, and bands like Depeche Mode and Duran Duran. He then found out about Venom and Celtic Frost, and eventually jazz, due to influences from a past drum teacher. He began learning drums ...

Trivia

Three-time winner of the Spellemannprisen award, and two-time winner of the Norwegian Grammy award.

Used to work as a night guard at a mental hospital.

He is endorsed by Paiste, Axis Pedals and Pearl drums, though he has been known to use Yamaha drums as well.

Owned a 1982 Pearl Super Pro GLX drumkit, which he later sold to Frost. This drumkit has a somewhat legendary status, as it has ...

Age of Silence

Drums (2004-present)

2004 Acceleration Drums
2005 Complications (EP) Drums

Arcturus

Drums (1991-2007, 2011-present)

1990 Promo 90 (Demo) Drums
1991 My Angel (EP) Drums
1994 Constellation (EP) Drums
1996 Aspera Hiems Symfonia Drums
1997 La Masquerade Infernale Drums
2000 True Kings of Norway (Split) Drums
2002 The Sham Mirrors Drums, Lyrics (tracks 4, 6)
2005 Sideshow Symphonies Drums (as "Von Blomberg")
2006 Shipwrecked in Oslo (Video) Drums

Death of Desire

Drums (2008-present)

Mayhem

Drums (1988-1993, 1995-present)

1990 Studio Tracks (Demo) Drums
1993 Live in Leipzig (Live album) Drums
1994 De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Drums
1995 The Dawn of the Black Hearts - Live in Sarpsborg, Norway 28/2, 1990 (Live album) Drums
1996 Freezing Moon (Single) Drums
1996 Out from the Dark (Compilation) Drums
1997 Ancient Skin / Necrolust (Single) Drums
1997 Wolf's Lair Abyss (EP) Drums
1998 Live in Bischofswerda (Video) Drums
1999 Necrolust / Total Warfare (Split) Drums
1999 Mediolanum Capta Est (Live album) Drums
2000 Grand Declaration of War Drums
2001 Live in Marseille 2000 (Live album) Drums
2001 European Legions: Live in Marseille 2000 (Video) Drums
2002 Jihad / Freezing Moon (Split) Drums
2004 Cult of Aggression (Video) Drums
2004 Chimera Drums
2007 Ordo ad Chao Drums
2008 Pure Fucking Mayhem (Video) Drums
2009 Life Eternal (EP) Drums
2014 Psywar (Single) Drums
2014 Esoteric Warfare Drums
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Mezzerschmitt

As Hauptman Hammer:
Drums (2001-present)

2002 Weltherrschaft (EP) Drums

Winds

Drums

2001 Of Entity and Mind (EP) Drums
2002 Reflections of the I Drums (as "Jan Axel von Blomberg")
2004 The Imaginary Direction of Time Drums
2007 Prominence and Demise Drums

Carnivora

Drums

2004 Judas Drums

Covenant

Drums (1998-1999)

1998 Nexus Polaris Drums

Den Saakaldte

Drums (2006-2007)

Dimmu Borgir

Drums, Percussion (2005-2007)

2007 The Serpentine Offering (Single) Drums
2007 In Sorte Diaboli Drums

Mortem

Drums (1987-?)

1989 Slow Death (Demo) Drums

Nidingr

Drums (2007-?)

2010 Wolf-Father Drums

Shining

As Jan Axel "Hellhammer" Blomberg:
Drums (2001-2004)

2002 III - Angst - Självdestruktivitetens emissarie Drums
2003 Dolorian / Shining (Split) Drums
2005 IV - The Eerie Cold Drums

The Kovenant

As Jan Axel von Blomberg:
Drums (1999-2003)

1999 Animatronic Drums (as "von Blomberg")
2000 Nexus Polaris Drums
2003 S.E.T.I. 4-Track Club EP (EP) Drums (as "Von Blomberg")
2003 S.E.T.I. Drums (as "Von Blomberg")

Troll

Drums (1998-2003)

2001 Universal Drums (as "Mr. Hellhammer")

Umoral

Drums (?-2012)

2007 Umoral (EP) Drums

Emperor

Drums (1992)

Immortal

Drums (1995)

Mysticum

Drums (1994)

The Kovenant

As Jan Axel von Blomberg:
Drums (2009-2010)

Tritonus

Drums (2007)

Andy Winter

As Jan Axel von Blomberg:

2013 Incomprehensible Drums

Antestor

2004 Det tapte liv (EP) Drums
2005 The Forsaken Drums

Eyes of Noctum

2009 Inceptum Drums (tracks 2-4, 8, 10, 11)

Immortal

1995 Masters of Nebulah Frost (Video) Drums (video)

Jorn

As Jan Aksel "Hellhammer":

2001 Worldchanger Drums

Thorns

2001 Thorns Drums

Enslaved

1994 Vikingligr Veldi Drum coordinator

Mayhem

1994 De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Producer, Mixing
2004 Chimera Mixing
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