Former Entombed frontman LG Petrov has died at the age of 49 after losing his battle with cancer.
In a statement Entombed AD said: “We are devastated to announce that our beloved friend Lars-Göran Petrov has left us.
“Our brother, leader, vocalist, our Chief Rebel Angel went on another ride last night. It’s with the deepest sadness that we have to announce that Lars-Göran Petrov has left us. He was (is!!!) an incredible friend, and a person that has touched so many people.
“He has changed so many lives with his voice, his music, his character and his unique personality. LG’s smile is something that we will carry forever in our hearts.
“When asked in an interview what he would like to have written on his grave and what about his legacy, he said: “I will never die, it will never die”. And you didn’t. You will live forever in our hearts.
R.I.P. LG Petrov.”
LG Petrov rose to fame as a member of Swedish Death Metal band Entombed, appearing on eight of the band’s classic albums. He formed Entombed AD in 2013.
MetalTalk has been sent film of the Entombed show at Berkeley Square from 10 September 1994. The band were on the Wolverine Blues tour.
The footage was shot by Jesse Davis from D.V.C. (Davis Video Creations) on a handheld Mono 8mm Sony Handycam.