BENEDICTUM Enlist Jag Panzer drummer Rikard Stjernquist

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Drummer Rikard Stjernquist - Photo Credit Mark Briody
Drummer Rikard Stjernquist - Photo Credit Mark Briody

Benedictum and The diabolical mistress “V” Veronica Freeman are proud to enlist new drummer Rikard Stjernquist to the team!!!!

Rikard Stjernquist started his career with Stockholm based Bronze Puppet.   Rikard brings a multitude of talent from his longevity as the drummer for power metal legends Jag Panzer of 25 years and nine records to his studio production capabilities.  Rikard will surely assist the team in writing new material for their next release with Frontiers Records worldwide.

Rikard Stjernquist states “I have been very fortunate in my long career to have recorded and performed with some exceptional people / musicians, and Benedictum is no exception.  I’m very excited about the future with Benedictum and having the opportunity to perform for their amazing fans all over the world.  Thank you Veronica Freeman, Pete Wells, and Chris Shrum for this amazing opportunity”

Benedictum played select US dates for the East Coast in late November 2011 in support of their current release “Dominion” out now on Frontiers Records.  Everyone who attended the select dates got a a taste of what the European market already knew.

This year and 2013 will prove to be an exciting year for Benedictum with much more activity in the worldwide.

Coming soon will be more exciting news regarding their next release!!!!!!

Benedictum is Veronica Freeman (lead vocals), Pete Wells (lead guitar), Chris Shrum (bass) and Rikard Stjernquist (drums/percussion).


Benedictum discography includes “Ulceration”, “Seasons of Tragedy”, and “Dominion”.




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