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Keith Flint (The Prodigy) has passed away. Cause of death revealed

Keith Flint (The Prodigy) has passed away. Cause of death revealed

Keith Flint, the iconic frontman of British electronic group The Prodigy, was found dead at his home in Essex on Monday morning. He was 49 years old. The Essex police confirmed it was called to the address in Dunmow, Essex, regarding “concerns for the welfare of a man,” but the 49-year-old was pronounced dead at the [...]

March 4, 2019 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Keith Flint (The Prodigy) has passed away. Cause of death revealed

Huntress’ Jill Janus has passed away in apparent suicide

Huntress’ Jill Janus has passed away in apparent suicide

Huntress frontwoman Jill Janus has passed away of a reported suicide. She was only 43 years old. Janus’s former bandmate Casey Wood, was the first to break news with the following message on Facebook: “I’m in shock and can’t stop crying. My X best friend, singer has left the world. She was the biggest sweetheart [...]

August 16, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Huntress’ Jill Janus has passed away in apparent suicide

Ex-Deicide guitarist Ralph Santolla passed away

Ex-Deicide guitarist Ralph Santolla passed away

Veteran metal guitarist Ralph Santolla passed away. He was best known for playing in Obituary, Deicide, Iced Earth, Death, and others fell into a coma after suffering a heart attack on May 30th, according to a Facebook post written by his mother, Sue Santolla-Rocha. The musician was surviving with the help of artificial life support. [...]

June 8, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Ex-Deicide guitarist Ralph Santolla passed away

Ex-MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza passed away

Ex-MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza passed away

Nick Menza, ex-drummer for Megadeth has died at the age of 51 after collapsing on stage at a small Los Angeles club late on Saturday. According to J Marshall Craig, family spokesman and Menza’s biographer, Menza collapsed while performing with his current band OHM at the Baked Potato club in Studio City, California, where he [...]

May 23, 2016 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Ex-MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza passed away

LEMMY KILMISTER’s funeral service will be streamed live

LEMMY KILMISTER’s funeral service will be streamed live

Motörhead have announced in their official Facebook page that the Memorial service of Lemmy Kilmister will take place in his favourite bar and will also be streamed via the Internet. SATURDAY JANUARY 9th THE WORLD CELEBRATES LEMMYOn SATURDAY JANUARY 9th, the world will come together and celebrate the… Publicado por Official Motörhead em Terça-feira, 5 de [...]

January 6, 2016 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on LEMMY KILMISTER’s funeral service will be streamed live

Ex-OBITUARY’s Frank Watkins has passed away…

Ex-OBITUARY’s Frank Watkins has passed away…

We are sorry to inform that Gorgoroth and ex-Obituary bassist Frank Watkins has passed away, as consequence of his long battle with cancer. Watkins was 47 years old. Watkins started playing music at the age of 12 and joined OBITUARY in 1989, after the recording of the band’s debut album, “Slowly We Rot”. His first [...]

October 20, 2015 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Ex-OBITUARY’s Frank Watkins has passed away…

BOLT THROWER drummer Martin passed away…

BOLT THROWER drummer Martin passed away…

Martin “Kiddie” Kearns, the Bolt Thrower drummer has passed away at the age of 38. The band issued the following statement: “With the heaviest of hearts, and still numb from shock, we have to share the very sad news that on Monday, BOLT THROWER lost our powerhouse drummer, Martin ‘Kiddie’ Kearns.  After the first rehearsal [...]

September 17, 2015 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on BOLT THROWER drummer Martin passed away…

Tristessa of ASTARTE has passed away

Tristessa of ASTARTE has passed away

Astarte frontwoman Maria ‘Tristessa’ Kolokouri has passed away after a battle with leukemia cancer at the young age of 37. A pioneer for female musicians in black and death metal, the Greek songstress played bass, guitar, keyboards and handled vocal duties for Astarte for well over a decade. The band released five full-length albums, the [...]

August 12, 2014 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Tristessa of ASTARTE has passed away

GWAR Dave “Oderus Urungus” Brockie Dead at 50

GWAR Dave “Oderus Urungus” Brockie Dead at 50

According to various sources, GWAR frontman Dave ‘Oderus Urungus‘ Brockie was found dead on the evening of March 23. No cause of death has been reported so far, but a member of the Richmond Police Department claims that Brockie, 50, was found dead sometime between 3pm and 7pm on March 23. Former GWAR bassist Mike Bishop said: [...]

March 24, 2014 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on GWAR Dave “Oderus Urungus” Brockie Dead at 50

LSK dies at the age of 36

LSK dies at the age of 36

French metal bassist LSK (a truncated form of her original nom de guerre, Hellsukkubus) has died at the age of 36. She was well-known in the European black metal underground, primarily as a member of notorious French acts like Antaeus, Hell Militia, and Vorkreist. Despite her fearsome pedigree, she also demonstrated her range and versatility [...]

October 25, 2013 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on LSK dies at the age of 36

EYEHATEGOD Joey Lacaze passed away

EYEHATEGOD Joey Lacaze passed away

Joey Lacaze, the drummer for Eyehategod, Outlaw Order, Ten Suicides, and Italian Cemetery Suicide Accidents, has passed away. Eyehategod had just returned days ago from a successful month-long tour in Europe. There will be more details to come as information is released by the band and Joey’s family. You can leave your condolences for the [...]

August 26, 2013 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on EYEHATEGOD Joey Lacaze passed away

CHANNEL ZERO drummer passes away

CHANNEL ZERO drummer passes away

Drummer Phil Baheux of the Belgian metal band Channel Zero has passed away on Aug. 10 at 45 years old. Although the cause of death has not been confirmed, the band has issued a statement regarding Baheux’s passing, saying: “It is with great sadness that Channel Zero must announce the death of their brother and [...]

August 12, 2013 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on CHANNEL ZERO drummer passes away

SLAYER Jeff Hanneman passed away

SLAYER Jeff Hanneman passed away

Slayer has annouced the death of legendary Jeff Hanneman. The band issued the following statement on their Facebook page ( https://www.facebook.com/slayer/posts/10151624018260390 ):   [...]

May 2, 2013 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on SLAYER Jeff Hanneman passed away

HATE announce bassist cause of death

HATE announce bassist cause of death

Last April 6th, Slawek “Mortifer” died during his sleep in the middle of the tour. In a recent news update, after the end of the autopsy, Hate have announced the confirmed cause of death was a cardiac arrhythmia. Here’s what the band issued about this matter: “Last night our friend’s body arrived in Warsaw. Autopsy report [...]

April 16, 2013 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on HATE announce bassist cause of death