Euronymous, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death



Norwegian heavy metal musician

Date of Birth: 22-Mar-1968

Place of Birth: Surnadal, Møre og Romsdal, Norway

Date of Death: 10-Aug-1993

Profession: entrepreneur, record producer, musician, guitarist

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Euronymous

  • Øystein Aarseth (Norwegian: ['œ?stæ?n '???t]; 22 March 1968 – 10 August 1993), better known by his stage name Euronymous, was a Norwegian musician.
  • Euronymous was a founder of and central figure in the early Norwegian black metal scene.
  • He was a co-founder and guitarist of the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem and was the only constant member from the band's formation in 1984 until his death in 1993.
  • He was also founder and owner of the extreme metal record label Deathlike Silence Productions and record shop Helvete. Euronymous professed to being a Satanist and was known for making extreme misanthropic statements.
  • He presented himself as leading a militant cult-like group known as the "Black Metal Inner Circle". In August 1993, he was murdered by fellow musician and former bandmate Varg Vikernes.

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