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Bathory

Country of origin:
Sweden
Location:
Stockholm
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1983
Genre:
Black/Viking Metal, Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Satanism, Evil (early), Norse mythology, Tales, Society, Death (later)
Last label:
Black Mark Production
Years active:
1983-2004
Bathory were one of the pioneers of the first wave of Black Metal as well as Viking Metal.

Bathory was formed in 1983 by Quorthon, Jonas Ã…kerlund and Freddan but didn't come up with the name of the band until the recording of Scandinavian Metal Attack.

When Quorthon formed the band in 1983, his nickname was originally Black Spade. He soon changed it to Ace Shoot, then finally to Quorthon, a ...
Last known
Quorthon Guitars (1983-1984), Vocals (lead) (1983-2004), All instruments (1984-2004)
(R.I.P. 2004) See also: ex-Quorthon, ex-Jennie Tebler, ex-Agnosticum, ex-Stridskuk
Past
Freddan Bass (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Die Cast
Jonas Åkerlund Drums (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Die Cast
The Animal Vocals (1983)
Stefan Larsson Drums (1984-1986)
See also: ex-Obsklass
Adde Bass (1985)
Paul "Pålle" Lundburg Drums (1986-1987)
Kothaar Bass (1988-1996)
Vvornth Drums (1988-1996)
Quorthon Guitars (1983-1984), Vocals (lead) (1983-2004), All instruments (1984-2004)
(R.I.P. 2004) See also: ex-Quorthon, ex-Jennie Tebler, ex-Agnosticum, ex-Stridskuk
Freddan Bass (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Die Cast
Jonas Åkerlund Drums (1983-1984)
See also: ex-Die Cast
The Animal Vocals (1983)
Stefan Larsson Drums (1984-1986)
See also: ex-Obsklass
Adde Bass (1985)
Paul "Pålle" Lundburg Drums (1986-1987)
Kothaar Bass (1988-1996)
Vvornth Drums (1988-1996)
Added by: bladewars Modified by: Porman
Added on: 2002-07-18 04:45:26 Last modified on: 2017-10-17 09:54:41