BATHORY mastermind Thomas "Quorthon" Forsberg was found dead in his apartment in Stockholm, Sweden on Monday, June 7, informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The 39-year-old son of Black Mark Records owner Börje Forsberg, widely considered to be one of black metal's founding fathers, died of an apparent heart failure. More information as it becomes available.
I can't imagine getting through the last 15 years without his music. He not only made the recordings that defined the modern sound (ie, post Venom) - The man made, in my oppinion, the best Black Metal ever. If you understand what that means, I dont need to say more.