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Mortiis

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Mortiis is a project from Notodden, Norway fronted by Håvard Ellefsen. The name is a misspelling of the Latin word "mortis" (the genitive singular form of the word "mors", meaning "death"). Mortiis started in 1993 as the solo project of Ellefsen as a means to convey a story. This aspect was lost over time and Mortiis slowly changed into a band.

Håvard Ellefsen, often referred to as Mortiis, is the only constant band member. He was born in Skien, Telemark. Read more on Last.fm

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Earache Records is 25: 1997-2001 (Part 3 of 5)

November 28th, 2012

Earache Is 25 Part 3 Thrash Hits

We’ve reached the mid-point of our retrospective across the 25 year history of Earache Records, and today we’re revisiting our own formative years with the label – that confusing period for metal from the late 90s through to the dawn of the new millenium. Today we’re tacking records from Iron Monkey, Cathedral, AxCx, Decapitated and….err….Mortiis, so it does go to show that not the entire metal world was embracing wallet chains and baggy jeans during this era.

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