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Real/full name:
Jan Axel Blomberg
54 (born Aug 2nd, 1969)
Place of birth:
Norway (Trysil, Innlandet)


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 ...


Three-time winner of the Spellemannprisen award (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 been used by Burzum ...

Age of Silence

Drums (2004-?)

2004 Acceleration Drums
2005 Complications (EP) Drums


Drums, Percussion (1991-2007), Drums (2011-present)

1991 My Angel (Single) Drums (as "Jan")
1994 Constellation (EP) Drums, Percussion
1996 Aspera Hiems Symfonia Drums
1997 La masquerade infernale Drums, Percussion (as "Jan Axel Von Blomberg")
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 (as "Jan Axel "Hellhammer" Blomberg")
2014 Shipwrecked in Oslo (Live album) Drums (as "Jan Axel "Hellhammer" Blomberg")
2015 Arcturian Vocals (backing) (track 8), Drums
2022 Constellation / My Angel (Compilation) Percussion, Drums
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Drums (1988-1993, 1994-present)

1990 Studio Tracks (Demo) Drums
1991 Live - Only Death Is Real (Live album) Drums
1993 Live in Leipzig (Live album) Drums
1994 De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Drums
1995 The Dawn of the Black Hearts (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 U.S. Legions (Compilation) Drums
2001 Live in Marseille 2000 (Live album) Drums
2001 European Legions: Live in Marseille 2000 (Video) Drums
2001 European Legions (Compilation) Drums
2002 Jihad / Freezing Moon (Split) Drums
2004 Chimera Drums
2007 Ordo ad Chao Drums
2008 Life Eternal (EP) Drums
2014 Psywar (Single) Drums
2014 Grand Declaration of War (Compilation) Drums
2014 Esoteric Warfare Drums
2016 Live in Zeitz (Live album) Drums
2016 Sathanas / Luciferi Tour EP (Split) Drums
2016 De Mysteriis Dom. Sathanas Alive (Live album) Drums
2017 Live in Guatemala City (Live album) Drums
2017 Live in Sarpsborg (Live album) Drums
2017 Live in Jessheim (Live album) Drums
2018 Live in Montreal (Single) Drums
2019 Henhouse Recordings (Demo) Drums
2019 Daemon Drums, Lyrics (track 4)
2019 Black Glass Communion (Single) Drums
2021 Voces ab Alta (Single) Drums
2021 Atavistic Black Disorder / Kommando (EP) Drums
2022 Bad Blood (Single) Drums
2023 Daemonic Rites (Live album) Drums
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As Hauptman Hammer:
Drums (2001-present)

2002 Weltherrschaft (EP) Drums
2006 Seasons of Black - Black Metal Box (Split) Drums


Drums (1989-present)

2019 Ravnsvart (Single) Drums
2019 Ravnsvart Drums
2022 Slow Death (Compilation) 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 (as "Jan Axel von Blomberg")
2007 Prominence and Demise Drums



2004 Judas Drums


Drums (1998-1999)

1998 Nexus Polaris Drums
2000 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
2007 Golden Gods 2007 (Split) Drums, Percussion
2014 Titans of Symphonic Metal (Split) Drums, Percussion (track 5)




Drums (2007-2011)

2010 Wolf-Father Drums


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

2002 III: Angst - Självdestruktivitetens emissarie Drums
2003 Dolorian / Shining (Split) Drums
2004 Through Years of Oppression (Compilation) Drums
2005 IV: The Eerie Cold Drums

The Kovenant

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

1999 Animatronic Drums (as "von Blomberg")
2003 SETI (4-Track Club EP) (EP) Drums (as "Von Blomberg")
2003 SETI Drums, Percussion (as "Von Blomberg")


Drums (1998-2003)

2001 Universal Drums (as "Mr. Hellhammer")


Drums (2006-2012)

2007 Umoral (EP) Drums


Drums (1992)


Drums (1995)


Drums (1994)

The Kovenant

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


Drums (2007)

Andy Winter

As Jan Axel von Blomberg:

2013 Incomprehensible Drums


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

Dimmu Borgir

2005 Stormblåst MMV Drums (disc 1)

Eyes of Noctum

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


2000 Department of Apocalyptic Affairs Drums (track 1)
2009 Ingentes Atque Decorii Vexilliferi Apokalypsis (EP) Drums (track 1)
2017 Inquietum (Compilation) Drums (track 1)


1995 Masters of Nebulah Frost (Video) Drums (video) (track 2)


2001 Worldchanger Drums (as "Jan Aksel "Hellhammer"")
2007 The Gathering (Compilation) Drums (tracks 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 15) (as "Hellhammer von Blomberg")


1989 Slow Death (Demo) Drums


2016 Fury Nocturnus Drums
2020 Thin the Veil Drums


2001 Thorns Drums


1993 Evolution (Demo) Drums


1994 Vikingligr veldi Drum coordinator


1994 De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Songwriting, Producer, Mixing
2004 Chimera Mixing
2015 Live in Leipzig (Live album) Liner notes
2015 Live in Leipzig (Live album) Liner notes
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Added on: 2011-04-09 02:44:36 Last modified on: 2023-08-07 19:41:01
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