There are very few people who can claim responsibility for an entire genre. And then there is Thomas Börje Forsberg, a.k.a. Quorthon. He did it twice. Through Bathory’s first four albums in the latter half of the 80s, Quorthon basically built the blueprint for what would inspire much of the Second Wave of Black Metal. … Continue reading 352: BATHORY
Einherjer are true Viking metal - powerful riffs, commanding vocals, and the DNA of the old guard of heavy metal, albeit a little darker.