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Bathory

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

Formed in 1983 by Quorthon, Jonas Ã…kerlund, and Frederick Melander, the band didn't come up with a name until the recording of Scandinavian Metal Attack. Jonas claims he and Frederick formed the band before Quorthon.

Quorthon's nickname was originally Black Spade. He soon changed it to Ace Shoot, then finally to ...
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
Frederick Melander Bass (1983-1984)
See also: Tsjuder (live), Dampf, 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 Lundburg Drums (1986-1987)
See also: ex-Destitude, ex-Salamander
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
Frederick Melander Bass (1983-1984)
See also: Tsjuder (live), Dampf, 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 Lundburg Drums (1986-1987)
See also: ex-Destitude, ex-Salamander
Kothaar Bass (1988-1996)
Vvornth Drums (1988-1996)
Added by: bladewars Modified by: Txonmi_88
Added on: 2002-07-18 04:45:26 Last modified on: 2024-07-09 11:53:49