Jan Axel Blomberg

1969 - Today

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Jan Axel Blomberg (born 2 August 1969), better known by his stage name Hellhammer, is a Norwegian drummer. He is best known as the drummer of the black metal band Mayhem, which he joined in 1988, and is the only member to appear on all of their albums. In 1987 Blomberg, alongside Steinar Sverd Johnsen and Marius Vold, formed the avant-garde black metal band Arcturus (initially under the name Mortem), which broke up in April 2007 and reunited in 2011. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan Axel Blomberg has received more than 1,049,036 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Jan Axel Blomberg is the 1,488th most popular musician (down from 1,466th in 2019), the 349th most popular biography from Norway (down from 322nd in 2019) and the 12th most popular Norwegian Musician.

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Among musicians, Jan Axel Blomberg ranks 1,488 out of 3,175Before him are John Ogdon, King Tubby, Mikhail Krug, Charlie Byrd, John Taylor, and Alexander Dreyschock. After him are Esbjörn Svensson, Sonny Fortune, Zhanna Bichevskaya, Tim Sköld, Cassandra Wilson, and Duane Eddy.

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Among people born in 1969, Jan Axel Blomberg ranks 239Before him are Barney Greenway, Hyde, Ben Chaplin, Shea Whigham, Christy Turlington, and Masrour Barzani. After him are Lotay Tshering, Mana, Masaharu Fukuyama, Yariv Levin, Jóhann Jóhannsson, and Ilie Dumitrescu.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Jan Axel Blomberg ranks 349 out of 1,039Before him are Gunnar Sønsteby (1918), Kristian Prestrud (1881), Egil Olsen (1942), Konrad Hirsch (1900), Ivar Formo (1951), and Sam Eyde (1866). After him are Stein Eriksen (1927), Rune Bratseth (1961), Grete Ingeborg Nykkelmo (1961), Jon Ola Sand (1961), Hans Beyer (1889), and Jørn Lier Horst (1970).

Among MUSICIANS In Norway

Among musicians born in Norway, Jan Axel Blomberg ranks 12Before him are John Norum (1964), Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (1961), Rolf Løvland (1955), Magne Furuholmen (1962), Ketil Bjørnstad (1952), and Terje Rypdal (1947). After him are Nils Petter Molvær (1960), Olve Eikemo (1973), Ian Haugland (1964), Fenriz (1971), Lene Marlin (1980), and Sven Erik Kristiansen (1969).