Category Archives: In Memoriam

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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Original Broken Hope drummer passes away

Posted by on March 4, 2015

In a statement from the band’s Facebook page, it’s been revealed that Broken Hope founding drummer Ryan Stanek has passed away at the age of 42. He leaves behind a wife and four children. Guitarist Jeremy Wagner issued the following statement: “I was stunned to hear of Ryan’s passing and I’m still not believing it. Though Ryan and […]

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The metal world pays tribute to Leonard Nimoy

Posted by on February 27, 2015

Leonard Nimoy, who many knew simply as Mr. Spock from the Star Trek TV and film series died at the age of 83 earlier today (27). Nimoy announced this past year that he suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. His wife, Susan Bay Nimoy confirmed her husband passed due to end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Last year Nimoy […]

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