David Parland, a respected guitarist in the realm of black metal, is dead at 42. Blabbermouth summarizes his career:

A founding member of the Swedish melodic death metal band Necrophobic, Parland later went on to start Dark Funeral and make a melodic and essentialist version of black metal that later worked more occult heavy metal into the mix.

The cause of death is yet to be released.

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