Noisecreep would like to extend its deepest condolences to the friends, family, and bandmates of Disfear bassist Henrik Frykman, who passed away last week after a long battle with cancer, according to a press release issued by Relapse Records.

The remaining members of the band -- Björn Pettersson, Marcus Andersson, Ulf Cederlund and Tomas Lindberg (At the Gates) -- have issued the following statement about their fallen comrade: "It is with heavy hearts we inform you that on Friday the 25th of March Henrik Frykman passed away in his home after a long battle with cancer. Henrik will be greatly missed by family and friends."

Frykman had been a part of Disfear since 1990, when the Swedish band went by the name Anti-Bofors. While Disfear underwent numerous changes over the course of two decades of existence, Frykman always remained a constant. Disfear's latest album, 'Live the Storm,' was released in 2008.