Marduk was formed by Morgan Steinmeyer Håkansson in order to form the “most blasphemous band in the world”. Their musical style was that of a straightforward death metal influenced take on black metal music, but as the years progressed their style and imagery became more of a fast and intense form of black metal.
Marduk (Sumerian spelling in Akkadian: AMAR.UTU “solar calf”; perhaps from MERI.DUG; Biblical Hebrew מְרֹדַךְ Merodach; Greek Μαρδοχαῖος, Mardochaios) was the Babylonian name of a late-generation god from ancient Mesopotamia and patron deity of the city of Babylon. Marduk’s original character is obscure but he was later associated with water, vegetation, judgment, and magic, he was also regarded as the son of Ea(Sumerian Enki) and Damkina and the heir of Anu.
Morgan – Guitars
Mortuus – Vocals
Devo – Bass
Lars – Drums