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Varg Vikernes

Varg Vikernes

Real/full name:
Louis Cachet
51 (born Feb 11th, 1973)
Place of birth:
Norway (Bergen, Vestland)


Varg Vikernes was born Kristian Vikernes on February 11th, 1973 at 21:58 in Bergen, Norway. In early 1993, he legally changed his first name from "Kristian" to "Varg" and later started to use the name Varg Qisling Larssøn Vikernes (and spelling variations thereof) as his pen-name/artist name. Varg, which means "wolf" in Swedish, claims to be related to Vidkun Quisling, a Norwegian fascist ...


Changed his legal name to Louis Cachet in 2008 after marrying a French woman, Marie Dominique France Cachet. He still uses "Varg Vikernes" as an artist name for his music, movies, and books, as well as in everyday life, and only uses the name "Louis Cachet" when he has to (i. e. for signing things, legal documents, etc.).

Abbath was the person who introduced Vikernes to black metal. Ironically, ...


Everything (1991-2000, 2009-2018, 2024-present)

1991 Demo II (Demo) All instruments (as "C. Vikernes")
1991 Demo I (Demo) All instruments
1992 Burzum (Demo) Everything
1992 Burzum Vocals, All instruments (as "Count Grishnackh")
1993 Aske (EP) Guitars, Lyrics, Drums, Vocals, Keyboards (as "Count Grishnackh")
1993 Det som engang var All instruments, Songwriting, Vocals, Lyrics (as "Greifi Grishnackh")
1994 Hvis lyset tar oss Vocals, Lyrics, All instruments (as "Greifi Grishnackh")
1995 Burzum / Aske (Compilation) All instruments, Vocals
1996 Filosofem Lyrics, All instruments, Vocals
1996 Dunkelheit (Video) Vocals, All instruments
1997 Dauði Baldrs Keyboards (as "Varg Kvísling Larsson Víkernes")
1999 Hliðskjálf Keyboards
2002 Anthology (Compilation) Everything
2003 Burzum / Aske All instruments, Vocals (as "Count Grishnackh")
2005 Draugen - Rarities (Compilation) All instruments, Vocals (as "Count Grishnackh")
2008 Anthology (Compilation) Everything
2010 Belus Lyrics, All instruments, Vocals
2011 Fallen All instruments, Vocals
2011 From the Depths of Darkness All instruments, Vocals
2012 Umskiptar All instruments, Vocals
2013 Sôl austan, Mâni vestan All instruments
2014 The Ways of Yore All instruments, Vocals
2015 Mythic Dawn (Single) All instruments
2015 Forgotten Realms (Single) All instruments, Vocals
2015 Thulean Mysteries (Single) All instruments
2020 Thulêan Mysteries Everything
2021 Unreleased Material 1988-1994 (Split) Everything
2023 The Reincarnation of Ódinn (Single) Everything
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Guitars (1988-1989)


As Count Grishnackh:
Bass (1992-1993)

Old Funeral

As Kristian Vikernes:
Guitars (1990-1991)

1991 Devoured Carcass (EP) Guitars (as "Christian")
2002 Grim Reaping Norway (Live album) Guitars (as "Vikernes")
2013 Our Condolences (1988-1992) (Compilation) Guitars


As Kristian Vikernes:
Guitars (1991)


Guitars (1989-1990)

2021 Unreleased Material 1988-1994 (Split) Everything


1994 De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Bass (uncredited)
2008 Life Eternal (EP) Bass (as "Count Grishnackh")


1992 Burzum Producer (as "Count Grishnackh")
1993 Aske (EP) Producer (as "Count Grishnackh")
1993 Det som engang var Producer (as "Count Grishnackh")
1994 Hvis lyset tar oss Producer (as "Count Grishnackh")
1996 Filosofem Producer
2003 Burzum / Aske Producer (as "Count Grishnackh")
2010 Belus Artwork, Producer, Mixing, Photography (cover)
2011 Fallen Design, Producer, Layout, Mixing
2013 Sôl austan, Mâni vestan Producer, Mixing
2014 The Ways of Yore Producer, Mixing


1994 Transilvanian Hunger Lyrics (tracks 5-8) (as "Greifi Grishnackh")
1995 Panzerfaust Lyrics (track 6) (as "Greifi Grishnackh")
2002 Under a Funeral Moon / Panzerfaust (Compilation) Lyrics (track 14) (as "Greifi Grishnackh")


1994 Lord of the Unholy Forest (Demo) Artwork (as "Count Grishnackh")


2016 Live in Zeitz (Live album) Photography
2020 De Mysteriis Dom. Sathanas Photography
Added by: Evenfiel Modified by: goetia_unreleased
Added on: 2011-04-09 02:32:06 Last modified on: 2024-05-20 09:16:58
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