TRIPTYKON CANCELS MARYLAND DEATHFEST APPEARANCE

Triptykon’s Tom Gabriel Warrior released a statement about their stepping back from Maryland Deathfest. ” The greatest surrealist artist of our time, H.R. Giger, died in a tragic accident on Monday, May 12, 2014. In the wake of Giger’s death, his closest friends are gathering to comfort his widow, Carmen, and to assist her in organizing Giger’s funeral and his memorial service. I am one of those friends. We are all still attempting to deal with the shock of this unexpected and extremely painful loss. For 30 years, H.R. Giger has been my mentor. As I wrote in my Read more...

TRIPTYKON/TOM GABRIEL WARRIOR REMEMBERS H.R. GIGER

One of the most important figures of heavy metal history, the Swiss surrealist painter H.R. Giger passed away this Monday. Tom Gabriel Warrior of Triptykon and ex-Celtic Frost released a message regarding his relations with Giger. February 5, 1940 – May 12, 2014 “I fight the impending lure of belated sleep For fear of waking up and you are gone” Triptykon, “My Pain”, 2010 For the first time in 74 years, last night was a night not illuminated by the indescribable light that was H.R. Giger. H.R. Giger became our mentor, against all odds, when we, Read more...