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


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 ...


Opened an independent record store in Oslo called Helvete in 1991.

Founder of the record label Deathlike Silence Productions.

A Blaze in the Northern Sky album by Darkthrone is dedicated to Euronymous.

Actor Rory Culkin portrays him in the 2018 biographical film "Lords of Chaos".

Checker Patrol

Guitars (1986)

1986 Metalion in the Park (Demo) Guitars




As Pompel Lampe:
Drums, Guitar


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

1986 Pure Fucking Armageddon (Demo) Guitars, Vocals (see notes)
1987 Death Rehearsal (Demo) Guitars
1987 Deathcrush (Demo) Guitars
1987 Deathcrush (EP) Guitars
1990 Studio Tracks (Demo) Guitars
1991 Live - Only Death Is Real (Live album) Guitars
1993 Live in Leipzig (Live album) Guitars
1994 De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Lyrics (track 5), Guitars
1995 The Dawn of the Black Hearts (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
2008 Life Eternal (EP) Guitars
2016 Live in Zeitz (Live album) Guitars
2017 Live in Sarpsborg (Live album) Guitars
2017 Live in Jessheim (Live album) Guitars
2019 Henhouse Recordings (Demo) Guitars
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1992 Burzum Moog synthesizer (track 9), Guitars (lead) (track 5), Gong (track 9)
1993 Det som engang var Gong (track 1)
1995 Burzum / Aske (Compilation) Gong (track 8), Moog synthesizer (track 8), Guitars (lead) (track 5)
2003 Burzum / Aske Guitars (lead) (track 5), Gong (track 9)


1997 Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk Songwriting (track 2 intro)


1994 De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Mixing, Songwriting, Producer
1995 The Dawn of the Black Hearts (Live album) Photography
1997 Ancient Skin / Necrolust (Single) Photography (cover)
2019 Wolf's Lair Abyss (EP) Photography (Pig's head)
2020 De Mysteriis Dom. Sathanas Photography


1989 Slow Death (Demo) Producer
2022 Slow Death (Compilation) Songwriting (disc 1), Producer (disc 2)


1995 Via Dolorosa Lyrics (title) (track 4)
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