Category Archives: In Memoriam

Today in WTF: Metalhead killed by fundamentalist christian

Posted by on October 31, 2014

A 21 year-old Stillwater, OK man has been charged with first degree murder in the death of a college student, who he nearly decapitated. Why are we writing about Isaiah Zoar Marin, 21, who hacked up Jacob Andrew Crockett, 19? Well, Crockett’s brother said that Marin is a “religious zealot,” who had been watching YouTube […]

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R.I.P. Craig Aaronson, music exec that signed Avenged Sevenfold, My Chemical Romance

Posted by on October 30, 2014

Craig Aaronson, a longtime music industry executive who signed Jimmy Eat World, My Chemical Romance, At the Drive In and Against Me!, among others, has died, reportedly from brain cancer. If you’ve listened to alternative or rock radio in the last twenty years, you’ve undoubtedly heard many of the bands Aaronson championed. When at Capitol, […]

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Philip Anselmo offers official statement regarding Corey Mitchell

Posted by on October 29, 2014

The Housecore Horror Film Festival was struck by tragedy following a successful weekend when its founder Corey Mitchell suddenly passed away. While the Austin community and the metal community were hit hard by this, perhaps no one was impacted more than Philip H. Anselmo, who not only ran the Festival with Mitchell, but was also […]

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Phil Anselmo comments on Corey Mitchell’s passing

Posted by on October 28, 2014

The metal and Austin community was shaken to its core with the news of Corey Mitchell’s passing.┬áSome more details of his death, which happened just one day after the second annual Housecore Horror Film Festival, have emerged. The founder of the festival, Mitchell, 47, was loading equipment into his car from Emo’s with a fan. […]

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R.I.P. Housecore Horror Fest creator/author Corey Mitchell

Posted by on October 27, 2014

We were bummed that we weren’t able to make it down to Austin for the second annual Housecore Horror Film Festival this weekend, but even more sad to hear that its creator, Corey Mitchell, died earlier today of an apparent heart attack. Apparently, Mitchell, who also was a regular Metal Sucks contributor, and had been […]

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