Terje Vik Schei (Born 7 July 1974), better known by his stage name Tchort, is a Norwegian musician. He is known for his time spent playing bass for the black metal band Emperor and for leading the progressive metal band Green Carnation. He has also played with Carpathian Forest and Blood Red Throne, Satyricon and Einherjer. Tchort is known to be married and to have a son and a daughter.
Tchort is a Slavonic word ( RussianЧёрт, Czech and SlovakČert, Ukrainian and BelarusianЧорт, PolishCzort or Czart) meaning Devil.
He was arrested in the early/mid nineties for assault and was in prison for 2 years.