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Real/full name:
Thomas Börje Forsberg
38 (born Feb 17th, 1966)
Jun 3rd, 2004
Died of:
Heart failure
Place of birth:
Sweden (Hägersten, Stockholm)


The multi-instrumentalist, founder and songwriter of the pioneering Swedish black metal band Bathory. He is also credited with creating the Viking metal genre. He's responsible for the music and lyrics on all of Bathory's albums.

Quorthon formed Bathory in 1983 when he was seventeen years old. His albums had a rough quality which many black metal bands would later emulate, for it eventually ...


Jennie Tebler is his sister, as was revealed in Sweden Rock Magazine. Börje Forsberg is his father.




Guitars (1983-1984), Vocals (lead) (1983-2004), All instruments (1984-2004)

1984 Scandinavian Metal Attack (Split) Vocals, Guitars
1984 Bathory Vocals, Guitars, Lyrics, Songwriting
1985 Scandinavian Metal Attack II (Split) Guitars, Vocals
1985 The Return...... Vocals, Guitars, Bass (additional), Songwriting, Lyrics
1987 Under the Sign of the Black Mark Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Songwriting, Lyrics
1988 Blood Fire Death Vocals, Guitars, Percussion, Effects, Songwriting, Lyrics
1990 Hammerheart Vocals, Guitars, Effects, Songwriting, Lyrics
1991 Twilight of the Gods Vocals, Guitars, Songwriting, Lyrics
1994 Requiem Vocals, Guitars, Songwriting, Lyrics
1995 Octagon Vocals, Guitars, Songwriting, Lyrics
1996 Blood on Ice Vocals, Guitars, Songwriting, Lyrics
1998 Jubileum - Volume III (Compilation) Vocals (lead), All instruments
2001 Destroyer of Worlds All instruments, Vocals, Songwriting, Lyrics
2002 Nordland I Everything
2003 Nordland II Everything
2003 Nordland I & II (Compilation) All instruments, Vocals (lead)
(show all)

Jennie Tebler

All instruments (2004)

2005 Silverwing / Song to Hall Up High (Single) All instruments, Songwriting


Everything (1993-2004)

1994 Album Everything
1994 Single (Single) Everything
1997 When Our Day Is Through (EP) Everything
1997 Purity of Essence Lyrics, Vocals, All instruments


Guitars, Vocals (?-1983)


1984 Bathory Design, Producer
1985 Scandinavian Metal Attack II (Split) Producer (tracks A3 & B4)
1985 The Return...... Producer, Design, Photography (back cover)
1987 Under the Sign of the Black Mark Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Design
1988 Blood Fire Death Producer, Design
1990 Hammerheart Producer, Design
1991 Twilight of the Gods Design, Photography
1992 Jubileum - Volume I (Compilation) Producer, Artwork, Cover art
1993 Jubileum - Volume II (Compilation) Producer
1994 Requiem Producer, Design
1995 Octagon Producer, Design, Photography, Layout
1996 Blood on Ice Producer, Design
1998 Jubileum - Volume III (Compilation) Producer
2001 Destroyer of Worlds Producer, Design, Artwork
2002 Katalog (Compilation) Producer
2002 Nordland I Producer, Design
2003 Nordland II Producer, Design
(show all)

Jennie Tebler

2005 Silverwing / Song to Hall Up High (Single) Layout, Recording


1982 The Oz Design, Recording (assistant) (as "Tomas "Ace" Forsberg")
1983 Fire in the Brain Design (as "Ace-The Spunky Black Spade")
1984 III Warning Artwork (as "Ace")
1984 Turn the Cross Upside Down (EP) Design (as "Spunky Black Spade")
1987 III Warning / Decibel Storm (Compilation) Artwork (as "Ace")


1994 Album Producer
1997 When Our Day Is Through (EP) Art direction, Design, Producer
1997 Purity of Essence Producer, Design
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