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German nazi-musician confirms: I was assaulted in Copenhagen

It went tremendously by metalfestivalen Our Fatum last weekend. The event was held at the venue Mayhem in Ranghildsgade, which is located on the border between

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German nazi-musician confirms: I was assaulted in Copenhagen

It went tremendously by metalfestivalen Our Fatum last weekend. The event was held at the venue Mayhem in Ranghildsgade, which is located on the border between Nørrebro and Østerbro.

Among the guests were the 43-year-old German Hendrik Möbus, who on Saturday night were the targets of two attacks.

the Case was initially mentioned in the online magazine Devilution, where various witnesses interpreting their experiences of the episodes.

to Ekstra Bladet confirms Hendrik Möbus, that he in the course of the evening was the attack on spilletstedet. He tells also, that the masked assailants, according to his view, belonged to the venstreekstreme tæskehold Antifascistisk Aktion - called Afa or dot org.

the Sources of the Devilutions article also believe that the Afa is behind the attack.

Hendrik Möbus is the musician in the blackmetal band Absurd and along the way in life several times been in prison.

the First verdict was in he for a killing committed in 1993. At the time he was 17 years old, and along with the other Absurd-the band choked the 15-year-old schoolmate Sandro Meyer with a power line, because the 15-year-old had allegedly spread rumours about one of the band members.

For participation in the killing, he got eight years in prison, and in the German media, the case was among other things, referred to as 'satanic murderers from Sonderhausen'.

He was released on parole in 1998. Subsequently, he was again sentenced to prison for spreading nazi propaganda, but before he was called up for sentence, he fled to the UNITED states, where he stayed with us like-minded people. He was eventually arrested by the FBI and extradited to Germany, where he came in prison.

Now he is active in the part of the scene, referred to as Nationalsocialistisk Black Metal.

Möbus is thus not a completely unknown in metalmiljøet. In some parts of the rejected the many nooks and crannies of styles, he is a cult figure, while he of the other afskys like the plague.

Last weekend was he then traveled to Denmark to visit Our Fatum-the event.

on Friday evening passed without drama. Saturday was different violent.

- I was there for the music's sake, and for hanging out with friends, says Hendrik Möbus in an email to Ekstra Bladet.

He describes how the four bald men in black clothing approached him while he stood and looked at the music with his girlfriend. Two of them asked Möbus to his identity, and almost simultaneously struck one him in the face with clenched fist, while the other three tried to drag him outside, he describes in the mail.

He tells, moreover, how a brawl broke out, which also Möbus' boyfriend and the other who stood close by, took part. Then took the attackers escape.

Hendrik Möbus at the trial where he was convicted for aiding and abetting the killing of a 15-year-old schoolboy. Photo: Ralf Hirschberger
Möbus went outside and saw that the invaders stood and lurked a piece down the street. Then he went inside again, where he went up on the stage, where he would warn the audience. But this he was not allowed to, he tells in the email.

Later it was loose again. In the email tell Möbus, to well 20 masked persons stormed in and beat up on the people who stood in the way. The attackers reached for Möbus, who got sprayed pepper spray in the face.

the Amount of pepper spray in the air did, to both the audience and the attackers streamed out of the room. Then stack the invaders of again.

- the Police asked as to how the attackers looked, what they had had. They were not of great help, he writes in the email.

He was taken to the er where he got stitched a gash in his hand. The day after, he returned home to Germany, he says.

He does not want to comment on his political positions:

- of Course I have - like everyone else - a political position. But I did not take to the festival as a representative of any political movement. Only to hear music and hang out with friends.

- I had booked the ticket in advance, and people know who I am, and that I have been part of the blackmetal scene in the last 25 years. When I ordered the ticket in my own name, there does not seem to have been no problem, says Möbus, with reference to the festival's subsequent comment on Facebook:

'No intolerance on the Mayhem.

We are terribly bored of the weekend's event. Violence and other callous behavior on the Mayhem is complete unacceptable. We let the product come into line with our ideas to close all into, regardless of gender, race, sexuality and political persuasion. But we must simply accept that there can only be space for them, providing space for all. That it was at all possible to allow a person with such a violent history to reserve a ticket is a big mistake.

We paid a high price and we have learned an important lesson. We have been naïve idealists, and have acted in faith against the positions, until now we have been running Mayhem after: that art trumps everything else. In the future he will, and people of his nature, not be allowed access. Nazis and other intolerant extremists is of course not welcome in the Mayhem.'

Copenhagen Police press office has the following comment:

- We can confirm that we at 23.46 Saturday will receive a notification that something is happening. As we arrive to the spot, however, is that come ro. We learn at the site that 10-15 people have behaved violently and used tear gas and pepper spray. However, there was no one on site who wanted to make the review, sounds it from the police.

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