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Urgehal Vocalist Trondr Nefas Dead At 35

Season of Mist Records reported that guitarist/vocalist Trondr Nefas of the Norwegian black metal band Urgehal has died suddenly at the age of 35. No news as to the cause of death was released as of yet. In a post on the label's Facebook page, it was stated: "We are deeply sorry to announce that URGEHAL guitarist/vocalist Trondr Nefas just passed away. More news and official statement to follow soon. RIP."

Nefas also played with Beastcraft (as Alastor Nefas), Bloodsworn, Endezzm, In Lingua Mortua, Vulture Lord, Angst Skvadron (As T.B.) and Kvist. Ironically, the last release from Urgehal was the 7" "Death Is Complete" released in January 2011 through Folter Records.

Nefas also provided a guest solo for Italian black metal band So Much For Nothing's track "My Previous," which was released on My Kingdom Music earlier this year. Owner and general manager of My Kingdom Music, Francesco Palumbo, has these comments on the passing of Nefas:

"It's a sad day for many Black souls because Trondr Nefas's death. A few one knows him as a great man, a lot of you knows him for his great talent and music in URGEHAL, BEASTCRAFT and other great acts and some of you have listened to his great musical talent because he played a great guitar solo in the song 'My Precious' available in the SO MUCH FOR NOTHING album "Livsgnist" released by my label. That's the personal reason I want to show with this my being close to his family, girlfriend, his fellow musicians in Urgehal, Angst Skvadron and Beastcraft and of course to Erik and Jarle from 'my' SO MUCH FOR NOTHING! Rest in peace!!!"

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So Much For Nothing Streaming New Song

So Much For Nothing, the band formed in 2007 by Sarkom front man Erik Unsgaard, has previewed a second track from the forthcoming album “Livsgnist," which is set for release on the 16th of January via My Kingdom Music in both CD and LP version.

The track, titled “Suffer in Silence,” sees several guest artists joining the band’s two-man line up, with Shining’s Niklas Kvarforth providing additional lyrics and vocals, Pantheon I’s Live Julianne Kostøl on the cello, Trollfest’s Martin Storm-Olsen on acoustic guitar, and Ingvild Sareeta Kaare, formerly of Ram-Zet on violin. “Suffer in Silence” can be heard on the band’s MySpace page or Facebook profile.

Aside from Unsgaard himself on guitars and vocals, the nucleus of the band includes Urgehal drummer Uruz who joined the band in 2009 when, having written eight songs, Unsgaard realised that he was ready to take the first steps to expand the band from what was initially a solo project. Drawing inspiration from the general decadence that has seeped into society over the years, So Much For Nothing's sound is a mix of brooding black metal and dark melodies, which together perfectly creates the decadent atmosphere that Unsgaard seeks to express through his music. More...

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So Much For Nothing Posts Album Teaser

Norwegian black metal band So Much For Nothing has posted a video teaser for the forthcoming debut album "Livsgnist." The album is due for release on January 16, 2012 through My Kingdom Music. The debut release features guest appearances by Niklas Kvarforth (Shining), Peter Huss (Shining), Ingvild Sareeta Kaare (ex Ram-Zet), Trondr Nefas (Urgehal), Seidemann (1349) and Aethyris McKay (ex-Absu).

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So Much For Nothing Sign With My Kingdom Music

My Kingdom Music announced the signing of Norwegian black metal band So Much For Nothing. The album "Livsgnist" is due for release on January 16, 2012. A album preview can be heard below.

The official press release reads:

"My Kingdom Music is absolutely delighted to announce the signing of a great amazing act coming from Norway. They represent the biggest surprise for this end of 2011, they are SO MUCH FOR NOTHING and are formed by Erik Unsgaard (Sarkom) who gave life with Uruz (Urgehal) on drums and some special guests (Niklas Kvarforth from Shining, Peter Huss from Shining, Ingvild Sareeta Kaare ex Ram-Zet, Trondr Nefas from Urgehal, Seidemann from 1349, Aethyris McKay ex-Absu) to a wonderful and avantgardish Suicidal Dark Black music with Dark Rock and New Wave nuances.

"Their album called 'Livsgnist', ready to be released in CD and LP format on January 16th, 2012, presents a sound that is unique, bringing in instruments as saxophone, trumpet, cello, violin and flute among others, making for sure an original work! An overall desperate and gloomy feeling mixed to the natural rage of the Black Metal is what comes out from So Much For Nothing and you wont lose a moment to be enchanted by this delirium! This is definitively an album for fans of Joyless, Shining, Den Saakaldte, Lifelover and My Dying Bride!

"Inspired by general decadence over the years, So Much For Nothing serves you the finest tunes of dark and arcane Black Metal-Pop/Rock. Expect a masterpiece that will change your attitude towards this kind of sounds."

SO MUCH FOR NOTHING "Livsgnist" album preview by My Kingdom Music

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