Erik Brødreskift

Erik Brødreskift

Infobox musical artist
Name = Erik Brødreskift

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Background = non_vocal_instrumentalist
Birth_name = Erik Brødreskift
Alias = Grim
Born = Birth date|1969|12|23|mf=y
Died = Death date and age|1999|10|4|1969|12|23
Origin = Norway
Instrument = Drums
Genre = Black metal
Occupation = Musician
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Associated_acts = Immortal, Borknagar, Gorgoroth
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Erik Brødreskift (aka Grim) (December 23, 1969October 4, 1999) was a Norwegian drummer, who played in several black metal bands during his career. He committed suicide by taking an overdose of drugs.

Band history

* 1993–1994: drummer for Immortal: Grim joined the band immediately after it had released its second album, Pure Holocaust. Despite not performing on Pure Holocaust, Grim was present when the picture was taken and ended up in the album cover. His stay with Immortal was limited to two European tours, after which the band decided to let him go.

* 1995–1998: drummer for Borknagar: One of the founding members of the band, Grim played on three albums: Borknagar (1996), The Olden Domain (1997) and The Archaic Course (1998).

* 1996–1997: session drummer for Orth: Played session drums on "Nocturno Inferno". The album was never officially released. This band later changed name to Arvas and is now a solo project run by Vassago Rex.

* 1996–1997: drummer for Gorgoroth: Was responsible for the drums on Under the Sign of Hell (1997) and on the EP The Last Tormentor (1996).


* Nargaroth's song "Erik, May You Rape the Angels" is dedicated to Erik Brødreskift. The song can be found on the album "Black Metal ist Krieg" (2001).
* The annual Hole in the Sky metal festival is dedicated to Erik Brødreskift's memory and organized by his memory fund.

External links

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