Category Archives: In Memoriam

Lemmy says goodbye to Philthy Animal in touching tribute

Posted by on November 13, 2015

As shock waves and condolences continue to reverberate around the hard rock, punk and metal world about the passing of former Motorhead drummer Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor, Lemmy Kilmister himself weighed in on the passing of his onetime (or twotime, technically) drummer. In a post on Motorhead’s Instagram page, Lemmy both paid tribute to Taylor and […]

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Justin Lowe memorial shirts/bracelets available from After the Burial

Posted by on September 23, 2015

After the Burial are still hurting from the loss of their guitarist Justin Lowe. He’d left the band in June following a paranoid rant while recording the band’s new album, and while it was thought that he’d been receiving help at home, he committed suicide the following month. Of course this tragic loss to one […]

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Bolt Thrower drummer Martin “Kiddie” Kearns dies

Posted by on September 17, 2015

Martin Kearns, the longtime drummer of UK death metal band Bolt Thrower has died at the age of 38. Details are scarce on what the cause of death was, but he passed away in his sleep on the eve of an Australian tour that was to have kicked off at the end of the month. […]

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Justin Lowe of After the Burial found dead

Posted by on July 22, 2015

Justin Lowe’s family feared the worst when he went missing on Saturday, July 18th. The After the Burial guitarist, apparently suffering from some degree of mental illness, had left the band following a paranoid Facebook rant while recording their album last month. The band wished him well, hoping he got the support he needed. Tragically, the worst case […]

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Apparitions/Knights of the Abyss member Griffin Kolinski dies

Posted by on July 21, 2015

It’s always sad when someone dies, but when someone passes away in an untimely fashion, it’s even worse. Griffin Kolinski, who was the singer of Arizona’s Apparition and the former bassist of Knights of the Abyss, died yesterday at the age of 28. It’s not determined what his cause of death is, but Lambgoat notes […]

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