Update on Urgehal frontman
2012-05-17 by Magnus Altkula STAFF | 25 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."


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Ovrot
May 17th 2012

10253 Comments


RIP

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
May 17th 2012

20200 Comments


natural causes at 34?

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Tyrael
May 17th 2012

20394 Comments


Never heard of these guys

are they any good?

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MO
May 17th 2012

17357 Comments


yea they are ty, really solid black metal

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Metalstyles
Staff Reviewer
May 17th 2012

8221 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.

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pedro70512
May 17th 2012

1858 Comments


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

Also, Season of Mist is best label.

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
May 17th 2012

15988 Comments


Wonder what those natural causes were

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Metalstyles
Staff Reviewer
May 17th 2012

8221 Comments


stroke or a seizure ;)

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
May 17th 2012

15988 Comments


woops, didn't even read that /idiot

Wizard
May 17th 2012

18768 Comments


He died of a black heart.

RIP but band isn't good by any means.

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Ignimbrite
May 17th 2012

5228 Comments


ok wiz

RIP

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
May 17th 2012

48528 Comments


Not necessarily


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Wolfhorde
May 17th 2012

11796 Comments


The genetical lottery can be a fucker in those cases.

Ulsufyring
May 17th 2012

1725 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

1505 Comments


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

auberginedreams
May 17th 2012

5981 Comments


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

Hep Kat
May 17th 2012

14005 Comments


aubergine will you ever stop sucking

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Wolfhorde
May 17th 2012

11796 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

44164 Comments


[enter Hollier comment here"/"]

Recspecs
May 17th 2012

9810 Comments


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

TooLateToGoBack
May 17th 2012

1673 Comments


RIP.

At least it wasn't suicide.

linchpin313
May 17th 2012

813 Comments


Black Metal does take its toll...

paxman
May 17th 2012

4083 Comments


Obviously pissed off God

auberginedreams
May 17th 2012

5981 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

5743 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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