Category Archives: In Memoriam

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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Bassist Chris Squire of Yes passes away

Posted by on June 29, 2015

After a short battle with Acute Erythroid Leukemia which was diagnosed in May, founding Yes bassist Chris Squire passed away this weekend at the age of 67. Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler called Squire, “one of the great bass players,” and guitarists Joe Satriani, Dave Mustaine, and Tom Morello both offered their condolences via Twitter. A statement on the official Yes […]

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Lazarus A.D. speak about death of drummer Ryan Shutler

Posted by on May 19, 2015

In the wake of the passing of Lazarus A.D. drummer Ryan Shutler, the  band was strangely silent when news broke yesterday, the last post on their Facebook page referring to the Super Bowl several months earlier. While the band were probably still coming to terms with the fact that their bandmate had lost his life, […]

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Record industry veteran Dean Shachtel dies

Posted by on May 19, 2015

In a sad turn of events, just two days after the fifth anniversary of the passing of Ronnie James Dio, a man that was instrumental in preserving his legacy, Dean Schachtel, suddenly died yesterday (18). His passing comes just after a weekend of events celebrating Dio via the Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund started […]

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