URGEHAL Founding Member TRONDR NEFAS Dead At 35

Guitarist/vocalist Trond “Trondr Nefas” Bråthen of Norway’s black metal masters URGEHAL has died at age 35, according to the band’s record label, Season Of Mist.

Bråthen and guitarist Enzifer formed URGEHAL in 1992 in Hønefoss, Norway.

URGEHAL‘s latest album, “Ikonoklast”, was released in November 2009 in Europe and January 2010 in the U.S. via Season of Mist‘s Underground Activists division. An EP, “Death Is Complete”, followed in 2011/

URGEHAL celebrated its 15 year-anniversary in 2007 by releasing the album “The Eternal Eclipse – 15 Years Of Satanic Black Metal”.

Quality fan-filmed video footage of URGEHAL‘s February 14, 2010 performance at Baroeg in Rotterdam, The Netherlands can be viewed below (courtesy of “letthedeathmetalflow”).