Norwegian star Oystein Aarseth, famously known by his pseudonym Euronymous, was a guitarist who co-founded the metal band "Mayhem" in 1984 in Oslo.
He formed the above-noted ensemble alongside Kjetil Manheim and Necrobutcher.
He was a self-described Satanist who dressed in all-black and often donned leather jackets. Many youthful followers saw him as a hero because of his unusual attitude on life.
During his brief existence, the late guitarist performed some very horrifying things such as photographing his dead bandmate's body after he died. The image was then used as a cover on the band’s 1995 live album titled “The Dawn of the Black Hearts”.
His tall list of successful works with Mayhem include "Pure F--king Armageddon", "Live in Leipzig", "De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas", "Out from the Dark", and "Deathcrush"
How did Euronymous die?
He was assassinated by Varg Vikernes, a fellow musician, in 1993. He had intended to assassinate Vikernes that night, and so Vikernes killed him to save himself. Vikernes was sentenced to 21 years in jail for his crimes.
He was 1.68 meters tall.
He was initially known by the moniker Destructor.
In 1987 he established Deathlike Silence Productions, a record label.
Guitar World placed him 51st among their list of 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarists of All Time.
F.A.Q. about Euronymous
When is his birthday?
Euronymous' birthday is on March 22, 1968.
In how many days is his birthday?
Euronymous' birthday is in 113 days
How old was Euronymous when he died?
He was 25 years old.
When did he die?
He died in August 10, 1993.
How old would he be today?
Euronymous would be 53 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Euronymous from?
He was born in Egersund, Norway.
Euronymous was a famous Norwegian guitarist, who was born on March 22, 1968. As a person born on this date, Euronymous is listed in our database as the 40th most popular celebrity for the day (March 22) and the 169th most popular for the year (1968).
People born on March 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Euronymous is the 1414th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Euronymous' birthday, Euronymous is the 40th most famous Norwegian.
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