Lars Göran Petrov

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Lars-Göran Petrov
Lars-Göran Petrov performing at Metalmania 2007
Lars-Göran Petrov performing at Metalmania 2007
Background information
Born(1972-02-17)17 February 1972
Sweden
Died7 March 2021(2021-03-07) (aged 49)
GenresDeath metal, death 'n' roll, groove metal
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsVocals, drums
Associated actsEntombed, Entombed A.D., Firespawn, Comecon, Morbid

Lars-Göran Petrov (17 February 1972 – 7 March 2021), often abbreviated as L-G Petrov, was a Swedish singer. He was best known for his work with the band Entombed.

He also played drums in Morbid, which featured Mayhem vocalist Per Yngve "Dead" Ohlin in its original line up.[1]

In August 2020, Petrov was diagnosed with bile duct cancer.[2][3] He died from the disease on 7 March 2021, aged 49.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Entombed Interview". Heavymetal.about.com. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 8 March 2021.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. "Svenska metalstjärnan drabbad av cancer". Aftonbladet.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  3. "Entombed AD's LG Petrov: 'Cancer doesn't have feelings. It's just maximum bad luck'". Loudersound.com. 18 August 2020. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  4. Carter, Emily (8 March 2021). "Entombed A.D. frontman LG Petrov has died". Kerrang.com. Retrieved 8 March 2021.