Gylve Fenris Nagell

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Date of Birth November 28, 1971
Place of Birth Norway
Age 49 years old
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Gylve Fenris Nagell, better known as Fenriz, is a Norwegian musician, part-time music journalist and online radio host who is best known as being one half of the extreme metal duo Darkthrone, alongside Nocturno Culto. Although primarily a drummer, he has also performed bass, guitar, and vocals for Darkthrone and several other metal bands. Fenriz is famed for his encyclopedic knowledge of metal music, his eager promotion of underground bands and the DIY ethic, and his rejection of the "showbiz side of the music industry". Fenriz was also the studio drummer for doom metal band Valhall, and has had several solo projects, including the folk black metal project Isengard and the dark ambient project Neptune Towers.

Birth name: Leif Nagell
Also known as: Fenriz
Born: November 28, 1971
Origin: Kolbotn, Norway
Genres: Black metal, death metal, speed metal, crust punk, doom metal, folk black metal, dark ambient
Occupation(s): Musician, songwriter, postal service employee
Instruments: Electric guitar, bass guitar, drums, vocals, keyboards, synth
Years active: 1986–present
Associated acts: Darkthrone, Isengard, Neptune Towers, Valhall, Storm, Dødheimsgard
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About Gylve Fenris Nagell

Nicknamed Fenriz, he is the drummer for the metal rock band Darkthrone. He also has projects called Isengard, Neptune Towers, and Red Planet.

Before Fame

He was in a band called Black Death and was inspired to play after listening to Sweet Freedom by Uriah Heep.


He was featured in the documentary film Until the Light Takes Us.

Family Life

He was born in Kolbotn and moved to Oslo.


He was influenced by Jim Morrison.

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