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Mayhem

Mayhem are probably the most famous (or infamous) BlackMetal band ever. They are well known for the suicide oftheir second vocalist, who's stage name was, ironically, Dead. The murder of their founding member and guitarist Euronymous, by the hands of Burzum mastermind Varg Vikernes (another irony because he played bass on Mayhem's debut album), and their history of violent stage performance (noted at one of their earlier concerts where Dead performed self-mutilation and pigs heads were mounted on stakes at the front of the stage). The band would also bury their clothes prior to performance ...read more

Mayhem are probably the most famous (or infamous) BlackMetal band ever. They are well known for the suicide oftheir second vocalist, who's stage name was, ironically, Dead. The murder of their founding member and guitarist Euronymous, by the hands of Burzum mastermind Varg Vikernes (another irony because he played bass on Mayhem's debut album), and their history of violent stage performance (noted at one of their earlier concerts where Dead performed self-mutilation and pigs heads were mounted on stakes at the front of the stage). The band would also bury their clothes prior to performances.

http://mayhemofficial.bandcamp.com.

Euronymous was the owner of a record shop by the name of Helvete (the Norwegian word for Hell) and held meetings with otherBlack Metal band members in the store's basement. They referred to themselves as The Black Metal Circle or The Black Metal Mafia. Euronymous was also the creator of the True Norwegian Black Metal scene which was comprised of Burzum, Emperor, Darkthrone and a few other bands within the scene.

Their first album, De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas, released in 1993, is legendary and is seen as a hallmark of the Black Metal scene.

























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LPs
Esoteric Warfare
2014

3.7
257 Votes
Ordo ad Chao
2007

3.4
371 Votes
Chimera
2004

3.4
343 Votes
Grand Declaration of War
2000

3.1
373 Votes
De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
1994

4.1
1,246 Votes
EPs
Psywar
2014

3.7
24 Votes
Life Eternal
2009

3.8
42 Votes
Wolf's Lair Abyss
1997

3.9
171 Votes
Deathcrush
1987

3.7
494 Votes
Deathrehearsal
1987

3.8
10 Votes
Pure Fucking Armageddon
1986

2.6
84 Votes
Live Albums
De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Alive
2016

4.2
9 Votes
Live in Marseille 2000
2001

3.8
19 Votes
Mediolanum Capta Est
1999

3.3
39 Votes
Live in Bischofswerda
1998

3.6
7 Votes
Dawn of the Blackhearts
1995

3.6
117 Votes
Live in Leipzig
1993

4.2
248 Votes
Compilations
Legions of War
2003

4.5
2 Votes
The Studio Experience
2002

4
3 Votes
U.S. Legions
2001

3.8
5 Votes
European Legions
2001

3.1
6 Votes
Out from the Dark
1996

4.3
64 Votes

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