Category Archives: In Memoriam

Guitarist Shane Gibson (ex-Korn, stOrk) has died [UPDATED]

Posted by on April 15, 2014

Shane Gibson, best known for his work his work in the band stOrk and as a live guitarist for Korn has passed away at the age 35. On his Facebook page, there are tons of posts that indicate Gibson has died, though no official word has been released as of yet. Gibson began playing with […]

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One year after Chi Cheng’s passing, Deftones release ‘Eros’ song

Posted by on April 13, 2014

One year ago today, original Deftones bassist Chi Cheng passed away. It was back in November of 2008 that he’d gotten in a car accident that left him in a coma. While he eventually emerged from the coma, he never made a full recovery. The band had been working on their sixth album, Eros, at […]

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The Ultimate Warrior had metal ties

Posted by on April 9, 2014

The wrestling world is reeling from the sudden passing yesterday of James Brian Hellwig, better known as The Ultimate Warrior. He was 54. And perhaps more than any other wrestler (okay, maybe Chris Jericho), he had ties to metal. The 2 time WWF Intercontinental Champion and WWF Championship winner retired from wrestling in 1999, but […]

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Memorial fund established for Jason McCash

Posted by on April 6, 2014

On Saturday (5), former The Gates of Slumber bassist Jason McCash died at the age of 38. He leaves behind a wife and three children. To help them, the McCash Family Memorial Fund has been established to help provide for the family. Here’s what the gofundme page says: As most of you know, Jason McCash […]

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The Gates of Slumber’s Jason McCash, 1976 – 2014

Posted by on April 6, 2014

Jason McCash, longtime bassist of Indianapolis’ The Gates of Slumber, has passed away. Multiple tributes are being left on his Facebook page, among them one from the band, presumably written by founder Karl Simon. ”My best friend died last night,” the post says. ”There will be no reunion – no more of TGoS. It’s dead beyond dead, […]

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