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INTERVIEW: NAMTAR (ex-Carach Angren Drummer)


Interview by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy

Ivo “Namtar” Wijers is best known as the former drummer in symphonic black metal/horror Metal act Carach Angren from the Netherlands. Namtar was with the band since their formation in back in 2003 but after releasing a statement back in February 2020 this year has since left the band due to issues with the metal music industry.

See Namtar’s original statement about his departure here:

We wanted to find out more about his decision to part ways with the band following this as well as what lies ahead for the future (however uncertain things may be during the pandemic)…

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Carach Angren Drummer Namtar Quits Band


Drummer Ivo “Namtar” Wijers of Horror Black Metal band Carach Angren from the Netherlands has today announced his departure from the band due to the frustrations of the music industry: “In my opinion, the band has become some sort of employee of the metal music business throughout the years.”

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