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Real/full name:
Per Yngve Ohlin
22 (born Jan 16th, 1969)
Apr 8th, 1991
Died of:
Suicide by gunshot
Place of birth:
Sweden (Västerhaninge, Stockholm)


Dead joined Mayhem as vocalist in 1988. With Dead, the band's concerts became notorious, he went to great lengths to achieve the image and atmosphere he desired. He wanted to look like a corpse on stage. From the beginning of his career he was known to wear "corpse paint", which involved covering his face with black and white make-up. To complete his corpse-like image, Dead would bury his clothes ...


Hellhammer has claimed that Dead "was the first black metal musician to use corpse paint".

Roadrunner Records ranked Him #48 out of 50 of The Greatest Metal Frontmen of All Time.

Dead also makes a brief appearance in the Candlemass music video "Bewitched".

Marduk’s Morgan ‘Evil’ Steinmeyer Håkansson possesses a piece of Dead’s skull as well as lead fragments from the shot which killed ...


Vocals (1988-1991)

1990 Studio Tracks (Demo) Lyrics, Vocals
1993 Live in Leipzig (Live album) Vocals
1995 The Dawn of the Black Hearts - Live in Sarpsborg, Norway 28/2, 1990 (Live album) Vocals
1996 Freezing Moon (Single) Vocals, Lyrics
1996 Out from the Dark (Compilation) Vocals
2002 Jihad / Freezing Moon (Split) Vocals, Lyrics (track 6)
2016 Live in Zeitz (Live album) Vocals
2017 Live in Sarpsborg (Live album) Vocals
2017 Live in Jessheim (Live album) Vocals
2019 Henhouse Recordings (Compilation) Vocals


Vocals (1985-1988)

1987 Rehearsaldemo (Demo) Vocals, Lyrics
1987 Rehearsal 07/08/1987 (Demo) Vocals, Lyrics
1987 December Moon (Demo) Vocals, Lyrics
2000 Live in Stockholm (Live album) Vocals, Lyrics
2001 Death Execution III (Live album) Vocals, Lyrics
2010 Ancient Morbidity (EP) Vocals, Lyrics

Ohlin Metal



1991 The Grief Prophecy (Demo) Artwork


1991 Immortal (Demo) Cover art (as "Pelle (Dead)")


2017 Dark Endless Artwork (additional) (as "Per "Dead" Ohlin")
2017 Dark Endless Artwork (additional) (as "Per "Dead" Ohlin")


1994 De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Lyrics (tracks 1, 2, 5-8)
2008 Life Eternal (EP) Lyrics


1989 Slow Death (Demo) Cover art (MC version, uncredited)


1996 Unholy Trilogy Lyrics (track 8)
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