Related Information for Mayhem There are at least five artists under this name. Two Black Metal Bands, a Thrash Metal band, a Hardcore Punk Band and an Electronica musician with this Nickname: #1) Mayhem is a black metal band from Oslo, Norway which was originally formed in 1983, taking strong influence especially from Hellhammer/Celtic Frost, Venom and from earlier Bathory. The name "Mayhem" was taken from the title of the Venom song "Mayhem with Mercy". Much controversy has surrounde.. read more