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Tag Archives: Tobias Sidegard

Metal Insider’s top 5: Bands that continued despite legal issues with members

Posted by on April 7, 2014

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. When As I Lay Dying singer Tim Lambesis was arrested on suspicion of hiring a hitman to kill his wife last year, many were shocked, but likely none more than the remaining members of the band. Late on […]

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Necrophobic axes vocalist Tobias Sidegard

Posted by on October 14, 2013

After Metal Insider broke the news that Necrophobic vocalist Tobias Sidegard had been arrested on allegations of abuse towards his wife and children, we received a not-so-nice response from the singer. While the band was more cautious in response, having been caught off guard, they’ve now had enough. Sidegard was found guilty on two counts of […]

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Necrophobic’s Tobias Sidegard found guilty of abuse; sentence reduced

Posted by on September 20, 2013

Several weeks ago, Metal Insider broke the story that Necrophobic frontman Tobias Sidegard had been in prison on charges that he’d abused his wife and children. While he’d been sentenced to 18 months, the vocalist e-mailed us later that day, stating that he was out of prison following a second appeal and that the final judgment […]

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Necrophobic Issue Statement on Behalf of Band

Posted by on September 6, 2013

It’s been a hell of a week for Necrophobic. On Tuesday, they released a song from their upcoming album, Womb of Liluthu. The following day, we broke a story that lead singer Tobias Sidegard had been imprisoned on charges of spousal abuse. Later that day, Sidegard himself responded to us, stating that he was a free […]

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Tobias Sidegard Responds Regarding Prison Sentence

Posted by on September 4, 2013

Earlier today, Metal Insider ran a story about Necrophobic vocalist Tobias Sidegard. We ran the story based on Swedish court documents that we received from an anonymous source. The source also sent the findings of the trial, which said that he’d been  found guilty of “severe abuse to a female partner” and “abuse.” The sentence handed […]

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Exclusive: Necrophobic vocalist sentenced to prison for spousal/child abuse [Updated]

Posted by on September 4, 2013

Swedish death metal band Necrophobic released the first single from their forthcoming album, Womb of Lilithu, yesterday. But when the album comes out on October 29th (October 25th in the rest of the world), don’t expect vocalist Tobias Sidegard to be touring in support of it. That’s because the frontman is currently in prison, having been […]

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