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Mayhem

Country of origin:
Norway
Location:
Ski (early), Oslo (later)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1984
Genre:
Black Metal
Lyrical themes:
Satanism, Death, Gore (early), Misanthropy, War, Darkness, Philosophy
Current label:
Season of Mist
Years active:
1984 (as Musta), 1984-1993, 1994-present
The band was billed as Wolf's Lair Abyss for a few secret gigs during the Wolf's Lair Abyss tour.

Founded by Jørn Stubberud (Necrobutcher), and Kjetil (Manheim) under the name Musta, which they changed to Mayhem after Øystein Aarseth (Euronymous) joined in. The band name is taken from the Venom song, "Mayhem with Mercy".
During the early years, the band used either session vocalists Messiah or ...
Current
Necrobutcher Bass (1984-1991, 1994-present)
See also: ex-Checker Patrol, ex-Kvikksølvguttene, ex-&co., ex-Fleshwounds, ex-L.E.G.O., ex-Musta, ex-Septic
Hellhammer Drums (1988-1993, 1994-present)
See also: Age of Silence, Arcturus, Winds, Mezzerschmitt, ex-Mortem, ex-Covenant, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Nidingr, ex-Shining, ex-The Kovenant, ex-Troll, ex-Umoral, ex-Emperor (live), ex-Immortal (live), ex-Mysticum (live), ex-Tritonus (live), ex-Carnivora, ex-Descended
Attila Csihar Vocals (1993, 2004-present)
See also: Gravetemple, Sinsaenum, Nader Sadek (live), Sunn O))) (live), Tormentor, ex-Burial Chamber Trio, ex-Pentemple, Void ov Voices, ex-Aborym, ex-Keep of Kalessin, ex-Korog, ex-Plasma Pool
Teloch Guitars (2011-present)
See also: Nidingr, NunFuckRitual, Teeth and Thorns, The Konsortium, Umoral, Condenado, ex-Orcustus, ex-1349 (live), ex-Gorgoroth (live), ex-Myrkur (live), ex-God Seed (live), ex-Legions
Ghul Guitars (2012-present)
See also: Imperial Vengeance, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-The Electric Hellfire Club
Past
Manheim Drums (1984-1987)
See also: Order, Maranata, The Residents & Big Robot, ex-L.E.G.O., ex-Musta
Euronymous Guitars (1984-1993), Vocals (1984-1986)
(R.I.P. 1993) See also: ex-Checker Patrol, ex-Horn, ex-L.E.G.O.
Per Nilsen Guitars (1984)
Messiah Vocals (1986-1987)
See also: Order, ex-Death Fuck, Cockroach Clan, ex-Impostor, ex-Black Spite, ex-Within Range
Torben Grue Drums (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Kvikksølvguttene, ex-Vomit, Bony Maronie, Sister Rain, The Sniffercats, ex-Børre og Bløderne, ex-Crabtackle, ex-Horn, ex-Popcorn Explosion
Maniac Vocals (1987, 1994-2004)
See also: Skitliv, Voluspå, ex-Bomberos, ex-Sehnsucht, ex-Wurdulak, Maniac, ex-Eibon, ex-Fleshwounds, ex-Septic Cunts, ex-Status Fatal
Kittil Kittilsen Vocals (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Kvikksølvguttene, ex-Vomit, ex-Børre og Bløderne, ex-Schweinhund
Dead Vocals (1988-1991)
(R.I.P. 1991) See also: ex-Morbid
Occultus Vocals, Bass (1991)
See also: ex-Perdition, ex-Perdition Hearse, ex-Soul Transition, ex-Thyabhorrent, ex-Abhorrent, ex-Con Anima, ex-Einar Grimm Group, ex-Life, ex-Shadow Dancers, ex-Sorg
Count Grishnackh Bass (1992-1993)
See also: Burzum, ex-Old Funeral, ex-Kalashnikov, ex-Satanel, ex-Uruk-Hai
Blackthorn Guitars (1992-1993)
See also: Thorns, ex-Stigma Diabolicum, Thorns Ltd.
Blasphemer Guitars (1994-2008), Bass (2007)
See also: Aura Noir, Earth Electric, Twilight of the Gods, Mezzerschmitt, ex-Ava Inferi, ex-In Silence, ex-Testimony, ex-Nader Sadek
Past (Live)
Alexander Nordgaren Guitars (rhythm) (1997-1998)
See also: Fleurety, ex-I Left the Planet, ex-Transmogrification
Sanrabb Guitars (2004)
See also: Gehenna, Throne of Katarsis, ex-Mëkanïk, ex-Blood Red Throne, ex-Cobolt 60, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Neetzach, ex-122 Stab Wounds, ex-Forlorn, ex-Incarnator, ex-Haggis, ex-Sworn (Nor)
Ihizahg Guitars (2004-2005)
See also: Images at Twilight, Maelström, ex-Perished, ex-Bloodthorn, ex-Wurdulak
Morfeus Guitars (2008-2012)
See also: Dimension F3H, Viper Solfa, ex-Ancient, ex-Limbonic Art
Silmaeth Guitars (2008-2011)
See also: Abbath, Goat Torment, Arkhon Infaustus (live), Malhkebre (live), Sektarism (live), ex-Epic, ex-Warshades, ex-Detritum, ex-Vorkreist, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Svart Crown (live), ex-Valkyrja (live)
Necrobutcher Bass (1984-1991, 1994-present)
See also: ex-Checker Patrol, ex-Kvikksølvguttene, ex-&co., ex-Fleshwounds, ex-L.E.G.O., ex-Musta, ex-Septic
Hellhammer Drums (1988-1993, 1994-present)
See also: Age of Silence, Arcturus, Winds, Mezzerschmitt, ex-Mortem, ex-Covenant, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Nidingr, ex-Shining, ex-The Kovenant, ex-Troll, ex-Umoral, ex-Emperor (live), ex-Immortal (live), ex-Mysticum (live), ex-Tritonus (live), ex-Carnivora, ex-Descended
Attila Csihar Vocals (1993, 2004-present)
See also: Gravetemple, Sinsaenum, Nader Sadek (live), Sunn O))) (live), Tormentor, ex-Burial Chamber Trio, ex-Pentemple, Void ov Voices, ex-Aborym, ex-Keep of Kalessin, ex-Korog, ex-Plasma Pool
Teloch Guitars (2011-present)
See also: Nidingr, NunFuckRitual, Teeth and Thorns, The Konsortium, Umoral, Condenado, ex-Orcustus, ex-1349 (live), ex-Gorgoroth (live), ex-Myrkur (live), ex-God Seed (live), ex-Legions
Ghul Guitars (2012-present)
See also: Imperial Vengeance, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-The Electric Hellfire Club
Manheim Drums (1984-1987)
See also: Order, Maranata, The Residents & Big Robot, ex-L.E.G.O., ex-Musta
Euronymous Guitars (1984-1993), Vocals (1984-1986)
(R.I.P. 1993) See also: ex-Checker Patrol, ex-Horn, ex-L.E.G.O.
Per Nilsen Guitars (1984)
Messiah Vocals (1986-1987)
See also: Order, ex-Death Fuck, Cockroach Clan, ex-Impostor, ex-Black Spite, ex-Within Range
Torben Grue Drums (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Kvikksølvguttene, ex-Vomit, Bony Maronie, Sister Rain, The Sniffercats, ex-Børre og Bløderne, ex-Crabtackle, ex-Horn, ex-Popcorn Explosion
Maniac Vocals (1987, 1994-2004)
See also: Skitliv, Voluspå, ex-Bomberos, ex-Sehnsucht, ex-Wurdulak, Maniac, ex-Eibon, ex-Fleshwounds, ex-Septic Cunts, ex-Status Fatal
Kittil Kittilsen Vocals (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Kvikksølvguttene, ex-Vomit, ex-Børre og Bløderne, ex-Schweinhund
Dead Vocals (1988-1991)
(R.I.P. 1991) See also: ex-Morbid
Occultus Vocals, Bass (1991)
See also: ex-Perdition, ex-Perdition Hearse, ex-Soul Transition, ex-Thyabhorrent, ex-Abhorrent, ex-Con Anima, ex-Einar Grimm Group, ex-Life, ex-Shadow Dancers, ex-Sorg
Count Grishnackh Bass (1992-1993)
See also: Burzum, ex-Old Funeral, ex-Kalashnikov, ex-Satanel, ex-Uruk-Hai
Blackthorn Guitars (1992-1993)
See also: Thorns, ex-Stigma Diabolicum, Thorns Ltd.
Blasphemer Guitars (1994-2008), Bass (2007)
See also: Aura Noir, Earth Electric, Twilight of the Gods, Mezzerschmitt, ex-Ava Inferi, ex-In Silence, ex-Testimony, ex-Nader Sadek
Past
Alexander Nordgaren Guitars (rhythm) (1997-1998)
See also: Fleurety, ex-I Left the Planet, ex-Transmogrification
Sanrabb Guitars (2004)
See also: Gehenna, Throne of Katarsis, ex-Mëkanïk, ex-Blood Red Throne, ex-Cobolt 60, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Neetzach, ex-122 Stab Wounds, ex-Forlorn, ex-Incarnator, ex-Haggis, ex-Sworn (Nor)
Ihizahg Guitars (2004-2005)
See also: Images at Twilight, Maelström, ex-Perished, ex-Bloodthorn, ex-Wurdulak
Morfeus Guitars (2008-2012)
See also: Dimension F3H, Viper Solfa, ex-Ancient, ex-Limbonic Art
Silmaeth Guitars (2008-2011)
See also: Abbath, Goat Torment, Arkhon Infaustus (live), Malhkebre (live), Sektarism (live), ex-Epic, ex-Warshades, ex-Detritum, ex-Vorkreist, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Svart Crown (live), ex-Valkyrja (live)
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