Category Archives: In Memoriam

Two members of Wormreich among those killed in crash, fund put on hold

Posted by on April 7, 2015

As the extreme metal community and beyond continue to mourn yesterday’s fatal van crash, it’s come out that the other two that died in the accident were members of Wormreich. Ian A. McKinney, 30 of Madison, TN and Paul J. Truesdell, 29, of Mableton, GA, were members of the band that died. Nicholas R. Crisostomo, 25, […]

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Jeremy Brown of Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts dies

Posted by on March 31, 2015

Tragedy strikes for Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts; on the eve of the release of their debut album, guitarist Jeremy Brown (pictured, far right) has passed away. From the Scott Weiland Facebook page: We received a call today about my friend Jeremy Brown that has shaken me to the core. We were all concerned this afternoon when […]

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Death bassist Scott Clendenin passes away

Posted by on March 24, 2015

Earlier today, former Death bassist Scott Clendenin passed away at the age of 48. The band’s manager Eric Grief conveyed the news via Death’s Facebook page: With a sense of shock I’m letting all of you know of the passing today of former DEATH bassist Scott Clendenin. Scott had some health challenges in the last […]

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Members of Intronaut, The Contortionist, Wings Denied and more partaking in The Brian Shields Memorial Grant

Posted by on March 19, 2015

Earlier this year, Heavy Blog Is Heavy contributor and weekend editor Brian Shields passed away. He played a major role in helping support and champion new talent. That’s why in honor of his memory, Heavy Blog Is Heavy is launching the Brian Shields Memorial Grant, a crowd funding campaign to help unsigned and lesser known […]

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Wayne Static reportedly died after mixing alcohol and prescription drugs

Posted by on March 12, 2015

It’s been over five months since the sudden death of Wayne Static. The late Static-X frontman’s press team and widow Tera Wray has since spoken out saying the death was not drug related. However, a copy of the official coroner’s report reveals that Static died after mixing a cocktail of Xanax and other powerful prescription […]

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