There are multiple artists with the name Battered 1) Norwegian thrash metal
2) Polish sludge/doom/crust with viola http://www.myspace.com/battered666 1. Battered rose as a thrash metal onslaught from the demise of viking metal pioneers Einherjer. Formed in 2004 by Gerhard Storesund (drums), Frode Glesnes (guitar) and Aksel Herløe (guitar). The line up was completed by Ole Moldesæther (bass) and Siggy Olaisen (vocals), both brothers in arms from the underground act Headblock.