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Tore Øien

Tore Øien

Tore ran a metal pub called Dovregubben's Hall in Stavanger, Norway. Organised the ONE metal concert, headlined by Theatre Of Tragedy. Has worked as a stage hand. Runs The History Of Metal page on Facebook.


He's also run roulette tables in various pubs and discos in Stavanger.

The History of Metal

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Burzum, Mayhem: Euronymous Murdered!

Report by Paul Elliott, Tore Øien, Kerrang!, 21 August 1993

Black Metal 'Godfather' stabbed to death; rival Swedish Satanists suspected! ...

Burzum, Emperor, Mayhem: Black Metal Murderer Gets 14 Years!

Report by Tore Øien, Kerrang!, 9 April 1994

Emperor drummer confesses: "I kept on stabbing… then I went back and kicked him in the head" ...

Burzum, Mayhem: Black Metal Court Report: Blood, Fire, Death

Report by Tore Øien, Kerrang!, 7 May 1994

Heavy Metal has seen nothing like it before. In Norway's infamous Black Metal scene, murder and arson are rife. Emperor drummer Bard Eithun is already ...

Burzum, Mayhem: Black Metal Court Report: The Killer Cracks!

Report by Tore Øien, Kerrang!, 14 May 1994

Norwegian Black Metal star Varg Vikernes — aka Count Grishnackh — is charged with the murder of rival musician and Satanist Oystein Aarseth. Kerrang!'s exclusive ...

Burzum, Mayhem: Black Metal Court Report: Mass Slaughter!

Report by Tore Øien, Kerrang!, 21 May 1994

Black Metal star Varg Vikernes (aka Count Grishnackh) stands accused of the murder of rival Oystein Aarseth — but incredibly, he was planning a worse ...

Burzum, Mayhem: Black Metal Court Report: Guilty As Hell!

Report by Tore Øien, Kerrang!, 28 May 1994

The verdict is in — and Black Metal star Varg Vikernes, aka Count Grishnackh, has been found guilty of murdering rival Oystein Aarseth. The sentence ...

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