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Tyr Vocalist Heri Joensen Accused Of Having An Affair

UPDATE 10/14: Heri Joensen of Týr has issued the following statement and removed the original blog posting that contained the accusations leveled against him:

"You may have read the blog posted along with a picture on the Týr MySpace in the morning of the 14th of October titled 'The Truth About Heri Joensen.' That blog was not put up by anyone who has rightful access to the Týr MySpace site. It contained details about private matters concerning me. I would like to ask you to respect the privacy of all parties involved, and to not reproduce the contents of that blog anywhere on the internet. Thank you."

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1. psythe writes:

What the hell, man??

# Oct 13, 2009 @ 8:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. [sane] writes:

lolwut

# Oct 13, 2009 @ 8:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. RTB writes:

Not defending the guy, but when you marry someone in the entertainment field, especially a musican, the chances of infidelity are usually inevitable...sad

# Oct 13, 2009 @ 9:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Hammerheart writes:

That poor wife of his..

# Oct 13, 2009 @ 10:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Necrovomit writes:

thats kinda of a douchbag move

# Oct 13, 2009 @ 10:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. MetalBro4Life writes:

Hahahahahaha! I wish more stuff like this was published instead of the typical boring updates.

# Oct 13, 2009 @ 11:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. pinto_beans writes:

^ Ok someone enlighten me here. Is this metalbro guy some kind of troll?

# Oct 13, 2009 @ 11:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. cr4wf0rdt3x45j1ng0j4ng0 writes:

wow. i thought these guys were lame before...but THIS! Some f***ing brothers in arms these swede idiots are...probably just mad because hes hoggin all the A$$...i'd be finding some less pious bandmates if i was him...

# Oct 13, 2009 @ 11:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. d00mgirl writes:

@cr4wf0rd: The Swedish insult was kinda lame.. Too bad they're Norwegian (well.. Faroese), anyway. :]

This whole thing makes me sad. I wonder how it'll affect the upcoming tour..:\

# Oct 14, 2009 @ 12:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Haldir writes:

Tyr didn't make that post.
This is Heri's statement, after the previous entry was deleted:

"You may have read the blog posted along with a picture on the Týr MySpace in the morning of the14th of October titled "The Truth About Heri Joensen". That blog was not put up by anyone who has rightful access to the Týr MySpace site. It contained details about private matters concerning me. I would like to ask you to respect the privacy of all parties involved, and to not reproduce the contents of that blog anywhere on the internet. Thank you."
Heri Joensen

Found here: http://blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendId=40432414&blogId=514276900

# Oct 14, 2009 @ 7:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Varg writes:

Wow.

# Oct 14, 2009 @ 8:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Soviet writes:

This should be taken off. Heri requested that on myspace. His private matteres our none of our concern.

# Oct 14, 2009 @ 8:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. killernofiller writes:

I wonder who made his bandmate the voice of morality? It's a cowardly and spineless act to cheat on your spouse, but it is as equally gutless to post your judgement and not have the 'nads to own up to it. Airing dirty laundry like a freakin' tabloid mag....what's next, the latest on the Octo-Mom? Who really gives a flying f*ck about Tyr, anyway?

# Oct 14, 2009 @ 8:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Supastan writes:

Pillage The Village and take the wenches to make your mead!! this is great i bet the mistress has a real tasty vagina or his wife didnt let him put it in her pooper...either way this is not his fault good p***y cant be denied

# Oct 14, 2009 @ 10:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. RTB writes:

^pinto.....i think he wants the MU to be more of a tmz like site....run it by the boss(deathbringer) and see what he says,haha

# Oct 14, 2009 @ 11:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. wilco writes:

aah the good life on the road
feel sorry for his wife
but hey he is a musician
a part of his job is having a good time on the road
and he might frlt lonley

# Oct 14, 2009 @ 12:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. killernofiller writes:

I'm not one to be preachy and no one knows what goes on behind closed doors...maybe his wife was a total c*nt (I've had that experience myself) but to me, a lack of loyalty says alot for your character. Or the lack thereof. It ain't for me or anyone to judge, I just wanted to clarify my earlier comments regarding "spineless" and "Gutless" people. I think we are all defined by our actions, and to say it's ok for someone to cheat because they are an entertainer is , to me , short sighted. You are as only as good as your word, your oath to another person is a direct representation of YOU. So, I don't wanna judge another man for crossing a certain line, but I have little respect for people who don't have the spine to say "Hey, f*ck this" BEFORE they commit a rash action. But maybe I'm just old-fashioned.....

# Oct 14, 2009 @ 3:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Luna writes:

Cant u ppl just let other ppl be ?
or do u have to stick ur mother f***ing noses everywhere ?
its not ur buisness its his !
you f***ing poofs!

# Oct 14, 2009 @ 3:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. pinto_beans writes:

#18: NO U

# Oct 14, 2009 @ 3:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Dark Mystery writes:

haaaaaaaaahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa wtf heri isnt that type of person who does that tho if it would be i hope what he does makes him happy

# Oct 14, 2009 @ 4:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. anon writes:

18:

Considering there's a wife, child and established marriage in the middle of this, yes, people have the right to stick their noses in this. Did you catch the part about the child? He decided to forsake his responsibility as a father in one of the worst ways possible and thus should have the weight of the entire world crashing down upon him. In lieu of that, metal fans giving him sh** left, right and center will do as a temporary replacement.

As funny as it sounds, won't somebody please think of the children? Apparently this guy didn't.

# Oct 14, 2009 @ 4:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. BoltThrower writes:

"I did not have sex with that woman. In Germany."

# Oct 14, 2009 @ 6:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Bergur writes:

Knowing Heri and his wife for many years, I must admit, that Heri has changed character.
He used to be loving, caring and supporting. The last two years Heri has changed and the result is as posted.
Unfortunate for the two people he has left behind, but then again, what use is a husband and father that treats his wife and child in such a bad way.
Maybe they are better of without him.

# Oct 15, 2009 @ 5:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. svarga writes:

1) yes-this is not the stuff that should be posted online. matters of such theme should be worked out within the family.
2) However, I really hope that this info was incorrect, because in no way such behavior should be tolarated. Musician or not, if you have arrangement with other people, you stick to it. Would not it be ironic for someone who sings of norse heroes to behave absolutely opposite?
3) Certain things come to an end-if you feel you dont love someone, talk it over to them and end the commitment before you do anything else. otherwise you are showing yourself as an a$$hole. If wife sits back home and not cheating on the husband, what gives the husband a permission to not be loyal in his absence?
4) The fans or the band should NEVER encourage such behavior-it's low and not *metal*. I have to say that if this indeed was an actual thing, then i lost all respect for Heri, and for Tyr in general, for he is representing the band as a singer. which is a total shame-because band is amaising.

# Oct 17, 2009 @ 9:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. cr4wf0rdt3x45j1ng0j4ng0 writes:

not metal? Love, as in life, has no rules. I think the people who are shunning him should lower their lofty expectations. Just because you sing about norse gods doesn't make you one. He's only human. Give him a f***in break. And to the people he shunned and betrayed, including his band, since they seem to be so melodramatic about this whole thing should just get iver it and get on with their own lives, rather than spending all their energy whining about things they can't change. Stopping to stare at a speed bump doesn't make it NOT a speed bump. Marriage is over rated anyways. Women are twats.

# Oct 17, 2009 @ 10:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. psythe writes:

^lmao, loved your post :)

# Oct 18, 2009 @ 12:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. svarga writes:

really? would you honestly be very impressed if a person you loved would stab you in a back like that? cheating shows low spirit, this kind of people are just pathetic.

# Oct 18, 2009 @ 11:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. cr4wf0rdt3x45j1ng0j4ng0 writes:

a girl i was with for three years, had a baby with her and everything, left me for one of my friends, so rather than mope about it, i f***ed her sister, i f***ed his ex, p***ed on her bed, and i sleep with her best friend on a regular basis. The girl was begging me to come back to her a month ago and i told her to piss off. Now she's pregnant, and she doesn't know who by because she's cheated on my ex best friend with a black dude and it may or may not be his! I gig every other weekend just like she hated me doing, and i love the tons of female attention i get!!You know what? I'm over her!!! lol I told her i hope her black a$$ baby comes out sideways. Stupid c***.

# Oct 18, 2009 @ 6:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. IrishMetal writes:

ctjj

Clearly not unbiased at all. I like your method for dealing though ;P

# Oct 18, 2009 @ 9:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. b.bristowe writes:

Post 28 reps it.

I made 30 copies. Up for grabs. Who wants it?

Svarga's religious. I swear it.

# Oct 19, 2009 @ 12:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. Wow writes:

What a f***ing douche. I can't even bare to listen to their music anymore. Coward.

# Oct 21, 2009 @ 12:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. Gussi writes:

For you guys that think this is cool, imagine if your dad did this to your mom. Heri is a real piece of sh**.

# Oct 22, 2009 @ 6:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. Bergur writes:

To Svarga, Gussi and Wow:
I would wish as well, that it was untrue. Living in the Faroe Islands and standing close by, I can inform you, that it is all true.
I know this does not belong to the internet, but with myspace friends and facebook, you can see for yourself and make the connections. I can hardly accept much favorism of Heri, knowing the devastation behind the curtains.
And the whole story is so very much uglier, than has been revealed on the internet.

To those accepting this behavior:
Heri has been in several faroes news articles because of atheism and argumenting, that moral does not come from religion. I totally agree on this, being an atheist myself, but honestly, somebody singing about morals and vikings, should definetly have better values himself.
Do not mistake his wife for a complaining person. If you do not know it, she was Týrs manager from 2002 to 2005 and it is part of her effort, that they were offered a deal with Napalm and Listen Up management.
She will be fighting, but the fight will be for being a single mother and creating a safe and loving home. All behind the curtains, life will go on without him and like I said in my previous post, no one needs a person with no moral values.

# Oct 23, 2009 @ 6:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. Blindgreed1 writes:

Bergur: Go slam down a Mr. Sappy and call it a day.

# Oct 23, 2009 @ 6:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. Hammerheart writes:

lmao @ crawford's posts.

# Oct 27, 2009 @ 8:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. wilco writes:

and why would you have sex with a german woman anyway .they talk to much and got hair growing on places
you dont even know hair can grow there

but it sucks when you have a affair on the road or at home
but most the time something is not right back home than
so we look for something beter or just a night of having fun

# Oct 28, 2009 @ 4:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. moochiepootie writes:

^^^maybe im really a german chick with a big clit instead of a german guy with tits and a small p***s

# Oct 28, 2009 @ 10:19 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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