About Warhammer: More than one artist shares this name. 1) Warhammer is a German thrash metal/death metal band heavily influenced by Hellhammer. 2) Warhammer was a British death metal band from Shropshire in England formed by Shane Embury and Mitch Harris in the early 1980's. After the band split up in 1986 the duo went on to form Unseen Terror and later join grindcore pioneers Napalm Death. 3) Russian metal band.