March 10, 2006
The following news was posted on the Blabbermouth website: Guitarist Henrik Johansson of the Swedish Black Metal band APOSTASY was murdered in his home Thursday night (March 9), the group’s frontman, Fredric Edin, told Blabbermouth.net. "According to the police, his girlfriend stabbed him without known reason in his heart area and he bled to death before the ambulance showed up!" Edin said. Added Fredric: "Rest in peace, dear brother and friend." APOSTASY’s second full-length album, "Devilution", was released last year via Black Mark Records. The follow-up to 2004’s "Cell 666" was recorded at Studio Undergound in Västerås, Sweden. For more information on APOSTASY, visit www.apostasy.se.