Burzum was formed in Norway by Varg Vikernes in 1991, and was basicly a one –man music project.
The name Burzum comes from the famous “Lord Of The Rings “writer J.R.R. Tolkiens “The Black Speech” and means Darkness .
Norse mythology and fantasy are often the inspiration for Burzumlyrics.
In 1992 the first album was released followed by a second one in 1993.
The last 12e album was released in 2014 .
Although Burzum never performed live,and seen as highly controversial, its influence in black/dark metal is considered to be substantial .