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FLESHGRIND Vocalist Rich Lipscomb Passed Away

Although disbanded more than 15 years ago, Fleshgrind confirmed yesterday via their Facebook page that vocalist Rich Lipscomb has passed away at the age of 52. In late 90’s and early 00’s, Fleshgrind released 3 studio albums before the cessation in 2005. Official statement as follows: “With immense grief we are sad to announce that vocalist Rich Lipscomb has passed away today. Rich was the voice and face of Fleshgrind and this loss is completely shocking and devastating. Please remember […]

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WHITE SKULL Founding Member Passed Away

Italian power metallers White Skull have recently shared sad news regarding the passing of their founding member and guitarist Roberto Picco. Statement from the band: “Our longtime friend, White Skull’s former guitarist and co-founder Roberto Picco has passed away. Our deepest condolences go to his family. RIP.”  

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LIZZY BORDEN Former Guitarist Dies

American rockers Lizzy Borden confirmed that their former guitarist, Tony Matuzak, has passed away. He was part of the group from 1983 to 1986 and also contributed his share on the first studio album, Love You To Pieces. Vocalist Lizzy Borden comments: “So Sorry to hear about Tony Matuzak. He was an amazing lead guitarist. I remember writing what would become our first album with him in his dad’s machine shop sometime in 82′. His style reflected his personality, to […]

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DESCEND TO ACHERON Bassist Passed Away

Australian death metal band Descend To Acheron share with great sadness the news of the sudden death of Matthew David Phillips, their bass player. Statement from the band: “It is with broken hearts that we say goodbye to long-time friend and amazingly talented Matthew David Phillips after his sudden and tragic death. “You were not only our first choice for bass player, but your sharp wit and amazing sense of humour made you a joy to be around. Our condolences […]

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BENEATH THE DIVINE Guitarist Passed Away

Kev Stait, guitarist in the bands Beneath The Divine and Doomchild, has sadly passed away couple of days ago. He died after being infected with the Coronavirus. Beneath The Divine commented: ”With great sadness we must say goodnight to our friend and guitarist Kev, he fought hard against this virus but lost the battle last night. All love goes to his family. Rest in peace brother” Statement from Doomchild: ”It is with great sadness that I have to make this […]

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NIGHTFALL Former Bassist Died

Fotis Anagnostou, former Nightfall, Casus Belli and Spitfire bass player has sadly passed away at the age of 49. You can read the bands statements down under. Nightfall’s statement: ”It is with deep sadness in our hearts that we have to bring you the news that our friend Fotis Anagnostou has passed away this morning after a short but brave fight. We are all devastated and it is unbelievable for everybody who knew him. “Fotis Anagnostou recorded bass guitar in […]

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Ex-CHILDREN OF BODOM Frontman Alexi Laiho Dead At 41

Former Children Of Bodom singer and guitarist Alexi Laiho has died. According to his label, Naplam, the Finnish musician passed away at home in Heklsinki last week. Although no cause of death was specified, the 41-year-old had reportedly been suffering from what were described as “long term health issues”. Laiho founded Children Of Bodom in 1993, and led them until they split up at the end of 2019. In 2020, he formed a new band, Bodom After Midnight. “We are […]

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EDDIE VAN HALEN Dead At 65 From Cancer

Eddie Van Halen, the legendary guitarist and co-founder of Van Halen has died after a long battle with throat cancer. Sources directly connected to the musician stated he died at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California Tuesday. His wife, Janie, was by his side, along with his son, Wolfgang, and Alex, Eddie’s brother and drummer. In the last 72 hours, Eddie’s ongoing health battle went massively downhill, doctors discovered his throat cancer had moved to his brain as well […]

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TRAUMA Vocalist Passed Away

Metal veterans Trauma (USA) have announced the loss of their long-time vocalist Donny Hillier, who died from a short illness. Donny was the voice of the band since the formation in 1981. Comments the band: ”It is with immeasurable sadness that Trauma (USA)shares the news that our brother Donny Hillier passed away yesterday September 28, 2020 from a short illness. We are all grief stricken and send our deepest condolences to Donny’s family and will respect their wishes for privacy […]