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Old 2007-02-19, 08:45
Hecatomb Hecatomb is offline
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Originally Posted by Soeru
Mayhem does not deserve to be on the list. Bathory is already on it, that pretty much gave birth to the sound of black metal. Mayhem just jumped on the bandwagon.

Not really. Bathory was a primary force in the first wave. But black metal as it is known today is largely a result of the 2nd wave, and Mayhem (in particular Euronymous) can pretty much claim full responsibility for spearheading that movement.
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