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Neo-Nazi rocker France arrest

A neo-Nazi member of a cult Norwegian heavy metal band with links to mass murderer Anders Breivik has been arrested in France on suspicion of plotting a similar attack.

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Neo-Nazi arrested in France was member of cult band

Kristian Vikernes. Credit: Facebook

A neo-Nazi arrested in France is Kristian Vikernes, a former member of Norwegian heavy metal band Mayhem.

Vikernes, now a writer known as Varg, was convicted in 1994 of stabbing a man to death in Oslo and burning down several churches.

Vikernes spent nearly 16 years in prison after he was convicted of a series of arson charges and the killing of his former friend and band mate, Oystein Aarseth.

After his release he moved with his family to France.

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