Update on Urgehal frontman

2012-05-17 by Magnus Altkula EMERITUS | 24 Comments
Season of Mist have now released an official statement concerning the death of Urgehal frontman, Trond "Trondr Nefas" Bråthen, who died earlier this week. The statement reads as follows:

"We are deeply sorry to announce that Urgehal vocalist / guitarist Trond Bråthen, aka Trondr Nefas, passed away last week. Aged 34, Trond died of natural causes.

His fellow bandmates Uruz and Enzifer issued the following statement: "The greatest is gone. Trondr Nefas, our dearest friend and companion for more than 20 years, suddenly passed away last week. He died a peaceful and natural death at one of his favourite places, surrounded by woods and crystal lakes. Thanks for all the years with friendship, music and madness. For the good times and the bad times. Through your dark devotion for Black Metal, you have inspired so many. You were a true pioneer. We will miss you, but never forget you, because your legacy will live on. Our deepest sympathy goes to Trond's fiancée Octavia, and both of their families. We appreciate all of the condolences and support given to us after his tragic death. Sammen var vi dynamitt!"

Trond will be sorely missed as a man and as a musician. The whole Season Of Mist staff send their condolences to his family and to the Urgehal camp."

Tagged: Urgehal

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Ovrot
May 17th 2012
12993 Comments


RIP

anarchistfish
May 17th 2012
25981 Comments


natural causes at 34?

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Tyrael
May 17th 2012
21026 Comments


Never heard of these guys

are they any good?

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MO
May 17th 2012
21870 Comments


yea they are ty, really solid black metal

Metalstyles
Emeritus
May 17th 2012
8568 Comments


@Tyr I have no idea haha
EDIT: oh wait, Mo's got you covered

natural causes at 34?
Yup, the man's other band, Beastcraft, said that it was either a seizure or a stroke. It was written in the article preceding this one.

pedro70512
May 17th 2012
4166 Comments


Sad to see. Rest in peace by those crystal lakes.

Also, Season of Mist is best label.

Crysis
Emeritus
May 17th 2012
17259 Comments


Wonder what those natural causes were

Metalstyles
Emeritus
May 17th 2012
8568 Comments


stroke or a seizure ;)

Crysis
Emeritus
May 17th 2012
17259 Comments


woops, didn't even read that /idiot

Wizard
May 17th 2012
20099 Comments


He died of a black heart.

RIP but band isn't good by any means.

Ignimbrite
May 17th 2012
6187 Comments


ok wiz

RIP

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Trebor.
Staff Reviewer
May 17th 2012
55218 Comments


Not necessarily


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Wolfhorde
May 17th 2012
15369 Comments


The genetical lottery can be a fucker in those cases.

Ulsufyring
May 17th 2012
1748 Comments


RIP but band isn't good by any means.

this is such a dumb fucking statement. why is it even necessary to insert an opinion after saying RIP? let the man die, don't shit on his legacy

FictionalFlames
May 17th 2012
1528 Comments


It seems like god is trying to take out all of the heathens.

auberginedreams
May 17th 2012
6087 Comments


the title is kind of weird. i mean it's kind of hard to give an update on someone who is deceased.

Wolfhorde
May 17th 2012
15369 Comments


"It seems like god is trying to take out all of the heathens."
Wrong.

"the title is kind of weird. i mean it's kind of hard to give an update on someone who is deceased."
Wrong².

BallsToTheWall
May 17th 2012
48007 Comments


[enter Hollier comment here"/"]

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Recspecs
May 17th 2012
9882 Comments


Hep Kat on a roll today, sad story though RIP.

TooLateToGoBack
May 17th 2012
1952 Comments


RIP.

At least it wasn't suicide.

linchpin313
May 17th 2012
830 Comments


Black Metal does take its toll...

paxman
May 17th 2012
4084 Comments


Obviously pissed off God

auberginedreams
May 17th 2012
6087 Comments


"Hep Kat on a roll today, sad story though RIP."

yeah i mean he totally pwned me with his clever comment.

deathofasalesman
May 17th 2012
6058 Comments


"He died a peaceful and natural death at one of his favourite places, surrounded by woods and crystal lakes."

I'd like to die like that when I'm 80-something.

RIP.



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