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Mayhem

Mayhem are probably the most famous (or infamous) BlackMetal band ever. They are well known for the suicide oftheirsecondvocalist, who's stage namewas, ironically, Dead,the murder of theirfounding member and guitaristEuronymous, by thehands ofBurzum mastermind VargVikernes(another irony because he played bass on Mayhem'sdebut album), and their history of violent stage performance(noted at one of their earlier concertswhere Dead performed self-mutilation and pigs heads were mounted onstakes at thefront of the stage). The band would also bury their clothesprior toperformances.

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Mayhem are probably the most famous (or infamous) BlackMetal band ever. They are well known for the suicide oftheirsecondvocalist, who's stage namewas, ironically, Dead,the murder of theirfounding member and guitaristEuronymous, by thehands ofBurzum mastermind VargVikernes(another irony because he played bass on Mayhem'sdebut album), and their history of violent stage performance(noted at one of their earlier concertswhere Dead performed self-mutilation and pigs heads were mounted onstakes at thefront of the stage). The band would also bury their clothesprior toperformances.

http://mayhemofficial.bandcamp.com.

Euronymous was the owner of a record shop by the name ofHelvete (the Norwegian word for Hell)and held meetingswithotherBlack Metal band members in the store'sbasement. They referred tothemselves as The Black MetalCircle or The BlackMetalMafia. Euronymous was also thecreatorof the True Norwegian Black Metal scene which wascomprised of Burzum,Emperor,Darkthrone anda few otherbands within the scene.

Their first album, De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas, released in1993, is legendary and is seen as ahallmark of the BlackMetal scene.













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LPs
Esoteric Warfare
2014

3.7
252 Votes
Ordo ad Chao
2007

3.4
363 Votes
Chimera
2004

3.4
334 Votes
Grand Declaration of War
2000

3.1
366 Votes
De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
1994

4.1
1,225 Votes
EPs
Psywar
2014

3.7
23 Votes
Life Eternal
2009

3.8
41 Votes
Wolf's Lair Abyss
1997

3.9
167 Votes
Deathcrush
1987

3.7
487 Votes
Deathrehearsal
1987

3.9
8 Votes
Pure Fucking Armageddon
1986

2.6
78 Votes
Live Albums
De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Alive
2016

4.1
7 Votes
Live in Marseille 2000
2001

3.9
18 Votes
Mediolanum Capta Est
1999

3.3
39 Votes
Live in Bischofswerda
1998

3.6
6 Votes
Dawn of the Blackhearts
1995

3.6
112 Votes
Live in Leipzig
1993

4.2
241 Votes
Compilations
Legions of War
2003

4
1 Votes
The Studio Experience
2002

4
3 Votes
U.S. Legions
2001

3.7
3 Votes
European Legions
2001

3.1
5 Votes
Out from the Dark
1996

4.3
61 Votes

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