Burzum was a music project created in 1991 by the Norwegian musician and writer Varg Vikernes. It became a part of the early Norwegian black metal scene and considered to be one of the most influential acts in the genre. In June 2018, Varg officially put an end to the Burzum project.
Vikernes began making music in 1988, but it was not until 1991 that he recorded his first demos as Burzum. The word "burzum" means "darkness" in the Black Speech, a fictional language crafted by Lord of the Rings writer J. Read more on Last.fm