GORGOROTH’s INFERNUS Hospitalized Following Assault At Recent Festival

Gorgoroth Infernus Live

The specifics remain somewhat vague, but it’s known that Infernus, the guitarist for GORGOROTH, was assaulted at an unspecified location in Bergen, Norway. In an initial statement made public by Infernus, he revealed he was attacked by “some fat little insignificant” after their performance at Beyond The Gates, a festival that took place from August 2nd to the 5th in Bergen.

However, he clarified in a subsequent statement that the incident did not occur at the festival and happened on a different day.

Regardless, Infernus was left severely injured and required hospitalization. He also underwent surgery due to the damages inflicted on him during the assault.

You can read Infernus’ full statement below:

a short clarification

dear all, i hope this finds you well. especially you who were in jaromer, czech republic, last weekend.

some recent circumstances made me want to give a short comment on the current situation.

shortly after our concert here in bergen, at the beyond the gates-festival, i was attacked by some fat little insignificant. i was badly injured and inhospitalized for a fairly complex operation.

my band, friends and crew went – in accordance with my will – to the brutal assault festival in jaromer friday 11th. in a splendid way: they delivered. i am very proud. love and respect!

as for the next weeks, focus will be upon recovery, rehabilitation and repercussions. some possibilities, including a mexican minitour in october, has been terminated.

the first live show from today will be with massive music at iduna, drachten, holland november 30 2023.
infernus, bergen august 12 2023

ps: no journalists will be granted an interview. without exception.