Published Mar 30, 2011Super heavy European D-beat metal luminaries Disfear have been hit with the tragic news that their long-running bassist Henrik Frykman has lost a long battle with cancer. Here's an official press release from the band:
Disfear bass player and long-time member Henrik Frykman has passed away after a long battle with cancer. The band, Björn Pettersson, Marcus Andersson, Ulf Cederlund and Tomas Lindberg, has issued the following statement: "It is with heavy hearts we inform you that on Friday the 25th of March Henrik Frykman passed away in his home after a long battle with cancer. Henrik will be greatly missed by family and friends."
Frykman joined Anti-Bofors in 1990 and in 1991 the band underwent a name change to Disfear. The band has morphed and evolved over the past 20 years into an internationally recognized and respected band. Disfear has toured the world over and released a number of acclaimed full-length albums including 2008's Live the Storm.
Disfear's last album, Live the Storm, was released in 2008 via Relapse Records. It was followed by a split seven-inch with Doomriders.