There are at least five artists under this name. Two black metal Bands, a thrash metal band, a hardcore punk Band and an electronica musician with this Nickname: #1) Mayhem is a black metal band from Oslo, Norway which was originally formed in 1983, taking strong influence especially from Hellhammer/Celtic Frost, Venom and from earlier Bathory. The name "Mayhem" was taken from the title of the Venom song "Mayhem with Mercy".
Black Metal from Norway (Karmøy, Rogaland) formed in 2003. "Spew forth from a dimension of pitch-black darkness in 2002 anno Sathanas, unholy Norwegian black metal cult Throne Of Katarsis, consisting of Vardalv and Infamroth, has been building up the dark energy it represents ever since, by molding this energy into cold, atmospheric, Satanic compositions of sonic primitivity and epic occultism. With the second full-length ritual being ready, the cult proves to be focusing the vibration of the energy even more, increasing the intensity of its infernal hymns to a new sublevel.
Wolfthorn was founded by Thurlokh ( bass, vocals and drum programming ) in the year of bastard 2001. Some time later Lord Istraphagor ( Wintergate / Eternal Blasphemy ) joined on session guitars. The first piece of black hate namely "Wizard of black winds" saw the Darkness of this world in September 2001. During winter 2001 / 2002 Wolfthorn unleashed its second curse as a split demo with Istraphagors band Wintergate. In February of the y.o.b.
The name "God Seed" was chosen for many reasons; it represents the will to grow, the god within man and nature and the will to reach one's highest potential. God Seed is also the title of a track from the last album released under the Gorgoroth banner and in that respect it symbolizes what is brought from the past into a new beginning and a new future. After splitting from Gorgoroth, Gaahl and King ov Hell have chosen the new banner of God Seed to represent their art in the future.
There are several bands operating under the name Pest. One jazz/hip hop/electronic band (1). Four black metal bands (2,3,4,5), one post-rock band (6) one punk rock band (7) and one breaks/dubstep house collective spelled P.E.S.T (8) 1)Pest is a band from the UK, playing electronic music with tinges of jazz, funk and hip hop.
Current members are Matt Chandler (guitar), Benjamin Mallott (DJ / keys), Thomas Marriott (trombone) and Wayne Urquhart (cello), with all members contributing to the programming and production of the band's music.
Following the split of Australian black metal band Baal Gadrial in 2003, vocalist Azgorh created Drowning the Light. Four demo tapes were recorded and given extremely limited distribution, being given out only to close friends. From 2003 to 2009 Azgorh has recorded 10+ demos, 10 full-length albums (5 of which were released in the same year: 2007) and material for a number of split albums under the Drowning the Light moniker.
1 Ill Omen (Australian Black Metal Band) Members:
- IV - (Everything) Releases:
Ill Omen (Demo) - 2009
Black Esoterica (Demo) - 2009
Adverse Order (Demo) - 2009
Spear of Salvation (Demo) - 2010
Compendium Melificarum (Compilation) - 2010
Wrath Of a Thousand Suns (Demo) - 2011
Divinity Through Un-creation (Full-length album) - 2011 2. Ill Omen (FINNISH hardcore band) Turku City, Finland. Hardcore band founded in the Fall of 2008.