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Hellhammer

Country of origin:
Switzerland
Location:
Nurensdorf, Zurich
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1982
Genre:
Speed/Thrash/Black Metal
Lyrical themes:
Death, Satan, Destruction, Armageddon
Last label:
Noise Records
Years active:
1982 (as Hammerhead), 1982-1984
Formed in May 1982 under the name Hammerhead, which was soon changed to Hellhammer.

Hellhammer are widely credited as pioneers of extreme metal (black metal in particular) along with Venom, Bathory and a few others. Tom G Warrior and Martin Ain formed Celtic Frost the day after Hellhammer disbanded.

Hellhammer had two more short-term bassists that time has since forgotten in 1983 (Mike ...
Last known
Denial Fiend Drums (1982-1984)
Satanic Slaughter Vocals, Guitars (1982-1984)
See also: Triptykon, ex-Apollyon Sun, ex-Celtic Frost, ex-Grave Hill
Slayed Necros Bass (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Celtic Frost, ex-Shizo
Past
Steve "Savage Damage" Warrior Bass, Vocals (1982-1983)
See also: ex-Kotsen
Pete Stratton Drums (1982)
Steve "Evoked Damnator" Priestly Bass (1983), Drums (1983)
See also: Kharma, ex-Apollyon Sun, ex-Celtic Frost, ex-Shizo
Mike "Grim Decapitator" Owens Bass (1983)
Vince "Dei Infernal" Garetti Guitars (1984)
See also: ex-Coroner, ex-Celtic Frost, ex-Junk Food
Denial Fiend Drums (1982-1984)
Satanic Slaughter Vocals, Guitars (1982-1984)
See also: Triptykon, ex-Apollyon Sun, ex-Celtic Frost, ex-Grave Hill
Slayed Necros Bass (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Celtic Frost, ex-Shizo
Steve "Savage Damage" Warrior Bass, Vocals (1982-1983)
See also: ex-Kotsen
Pete Stratton Drums (1982)
Steve "Evoked Damnator" Priestly Bass (1983), Drums (1983)
See also: Kharma, ex-Apollyon Sun, ex-Celtic Frost, ex-Shizo
Mike "Grim Decapitator" Owens Bass (1983)
Vince "Dei Infernal" Garetti Guitars (1984)
See also: ex-Coroner, ex-Celtic Frost, ex-Junk Food
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Added on: 2002-07-19 02:57:42 Last modified on: 2014-04-12 19:05:54
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