Quorthon, the Grandfather of Epic. That enigmatic and seclusive
genius who created some of the first (and best) black metal in history
and later went on to pursue heroic viking themes, thus being an ancestor
for two metal subgenres: black metal and viking metal (though I hate
Swedes have Swedeath, Germans have Germthrash. Everybody has Class6(66). At least we’re working on it.