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Bathory

Country of origin:
Sweden
Location:
Stockholm
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1983
Genre:
Black/Viking Metal, Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Satanism, Evil (early), Norse mythology, Society, Death (later)
Last label:
Black Mark Production
Years active:
1983-2004
Bathory were one of the pioneers of the first wave of black metal as well as viking metal.

When Quorthon formed the band in 1983, his nickname was originally Black Spade. He soon changed it to Ace Shoot, then finally to Quorthon, a name he found on a list of demons.

Contrary to popular belief, Bathory had never released an official demo: the first recording is a never released rehearsal ...
Last known
Quorthon All instruments, Vocals (lead) (1983-2004)
(R.I.P. 2004) See also: ex-Jennie Tebler, ex-Quorthon, ex-Agnosticum, ex-Stridskuk
Past
Freddan Bass (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Die Cast
Jonas Åkerlund Drums (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Die Cast
The Animal Vocals (1983)
Stefan Larsson Drums (1984-1986)
See also: ex-Obsklass
Adde Bass (1985)
Paul "Pålle" Lundburg Drums (1986-1987)
Kothaar Bass (1988-1996)
Vvornth Drums (1988-1996)
Quorthon All instruments, Vocals (lead) (1983-2004)
(R.I.P. 2004) See also: ex-Jennie Tebler, ex-Quorthon, ex-Agnosticum, ex-Stridskuk
Freddan Bass (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Die Cast
Jonas Åkerlund Drums (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Die Cast
The Animal Vocals (1983)
Stefan Larsson Drums (1984-1986)
See also: ex-Obsklass
Adde Bass (1985)
Paul "Pålle" Lundburg Drums (1986-1987)
Kothaar Bass (1988-1996)
Vvornth Drums (1988-1996)
Added by: bladewars Modified by: Derigin
Added on: 2002-07-18 04:45:26 Last modified on: 2014-11-16 23:33:06
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