Norwegian black metallic musician known for his single project Burzum in addition to his earlier work in the seminal dark metallic band Mayhem. He discovered acoustic guitar at fourteen and used the death metallic band Aged Funeral from 1990-91. He was sentenced to twenty-one years in jail in 1991 for the murder of Mayhem bandmate Oystein “Euronymous” Aarseth as well as the burning up of many Norwegian churches. His dad and older sibling are both technicians. He was raised captivated by and affected by the task of fantasy writer J.R.R. Tolkien.