Varg Vikernes

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Birthday
11, 1973
Birthplace
Bergen, Norway
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
11, 1973 (age 46)
Birthplace
Bergen, Norway

About

Norwegian black metal musician known for his solo project Burzum, as well as his previous work in the seminal black metal band Mayhem.

Before Fame

He learned guitar at fourteen and played with the death metal band Old Funeral from 1990-91.

Trivia

He was sentenced to twenty-one years in prison in 1991 for the murder of Mayhem bandmate Oystein "Euronymous" Aarseth and the burning of several Norwegian churches.

Family Life

He married Marie Cachet; they have a daughter named Rebecca.

Associated With

He joined the band Mayhem a year after previous member, Per Ohlin, committed suicide in 1991.