Best Mayhem Band Members
Recruited from Swedish Death Metal band Morbid, Dead joined Mayhem in 1988. He was the primary songwriter, although he never appeared on a studio album, he is credited as one of the greatest black metal vocalists. His vocals are heard in demo albums and live albums only. He committed suicide in 1991
His vocals are pretty cool to be honest and go well with the type of music Mayhem made and I'm not even a fan of them. Also, he looks a bit like Kurt Cobain with longer hair and face paint, oof.
Undeniable creator of Mayhem. Best vocals. The definition of being dead in real life.
Long live dead!
The founding guitarist. He is known for his satanic beliefs and outrageous acts. After Dead's suicide, Euronymous made necklesses from his skull and allegedly ate some of his brains. He was murdered in 1993 by then-bassist Count Grishnackh (Varg Vikernes)
The founding bassist of Mayhem. He temporarily left in 1991 following Dead's suicide and the controversy surrounding Mayhem at the time. He rejoined in 1995 after De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas and has remained the bassist since
Named for the Swiss metal band, Hellhammer has been the drummer since 1988, taking a hiatus from 1993-95 following the bands controversy
1 of the Best drummers in the world.
What a legendary musician...
Vocalist heard on Deathcrush, Grand Declaration of War, Chimera, and Wolf's Lair Abyss. Maniac was known for his erratic behavior on stage, including cutting himself. He was forced to leave in 2004 because of this - ryanrimmel
The least talented Mayhem musician.
They shouldn't have kicked Maniac out... - Ananya
Performed vocals on the legendary debut LP, De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas. He is Mayhem's current vocalist, performing on their last 2 albums as well. - ryanrimmel
During his stint with Mayhem, he was known as Count Grishnackh. He is better known as the man behind Burzum. He joined in 1992 following Necrobutcher leaving. He performed bass on De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas. Vikernes left in 1993 after he was sentenced to 21 years in prison after murdering fellow band mate Euronymous and church arson.
He is the Mozart of Black metal
Blasphemer joined as guitarist after Euronymous was killed and Blackthorn was imprisoned. He played with the band for 14 years. - ryanrimmel
His drums and percussion were great - Ananya
He briefly played guitar and wrote riffs for Mayhem along with Euronymous. In 1993, he was sentenced to 8 years in prison as an accomplice to Euronymous' murder. Vikernes maintains that Blackthorn was "in the wrong place at the wrong time." - ryanrimmel