Top Ten Most Infamous Metal Musicians

The Top Ten

1 Varg Vikernes Varg Vikernes Louis Cachet (born Kristian Vikernes) more popularly known as Varg Vikernes, is a Norwegian musician, writer, and a convicted murderer and arsonist. He is known as the frontman of the one-man band Burzum (named after a word in the Black Speech, which is a fictional language in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord more.

Murdered Euronymous and neo-nazi among other stuff, still his music is awesome and he is a good bassist and vocalist.

I think Mayhem might be the worst group of people ever... - EliHbk

Seems all of these people are horrible - EliHbk

2 Faust

Killed a gay man for fun when he when't to visit his family.

3 Euronymous Euronymous Øystein Aarseth (1968-1993), who went by the pseudonym Euronymous, was a Norwegian guitarist and co-founder of the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem. Euronymous was stabbed to death by band member Varg Vikernes in August 1993. more.

Convinced Dead to kill himself to seem tough and so the band looks cool. Still, best black metal guitarist you will ever hear.

The douche thinks you need to be some Satan worshipping Fig bar punk to "deserve" his music, screw him - EliHbk

4 Gaahl Gaahl

This man is very interesting. Very masculine and tough yet he is gay. And neo-Nazi.

He's a nazi... but gay! what! - EliHbk

5 Dead Dead Per Yngve Ohlin, better known by his stage name Dead, was a Swedish black/death metal vocalist and lyricist best known for his work with Norwegian black metal band Mayhem. He committed suicide in 1991 in which former guitarist Euronymous took a few pictures of his corpse and used one of them as the more.
6 Infernus Infernus Roger Tiegs (born on 18 June 1972), better known by his stage name, Infernus, is a Norwegian black metal musician and Satanist. He is the sole founding member and chief ideologist of the Norwegian black metal band Gorgoroth, which was formed in 1992, as well as the founder and head of Forces of Satan more.

Raped a woman.

7 Jan Axel Hellhammer Blomberg (Mayhem) Jan Axel Hellhammer Blomberg (Mayhem) Jan Axel Blomberg (also known as Hellhammer) is a Norwegian drummer who is best known as the drummer for the black metal band Mayhem. He is notorious for his racist and homophobic views, even going as far as to honoring Faust (former drummer of Emperor) for stabbing a gay man to death.
8 Necrobutcher Necrobutcher Jørn Stubberud, AKA Necrobutcher, is a Norwegian bassist known as a founding member of the black metal band Mayhem .
9 Morgan Steinmeyer Håkansson
10 Kjetil-Vidar Haraldstad

The Contenders

11 Glen Benton Glen Benton Glen Benton is an American death metal musician. He is best known as the vocalist and bassist for the death metal band Deicide and was also a part of the band Vital Remains, where he has performed in recording sessions as well as live with them on a few occasions. more.
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