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Category Archives: In Memoriam

Valleys frontman Mikey Clement dies in car accident

Posted by on February 8, 2016

This year has been rough in rock and metal industry with the passing of many musicians like Jimmy Bain, Glenn Frey and many others and the toll doesn’t seem to stop as Mikey Clement, frontman of North Carolina band Valleys, passed away in a car accident last week. The band revealed the news in the following statement: […]

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Former Black Witchery guitarist Tregenda dies in car accident

Posted by on February 3, 2016

According to several reports online, former guitarist of Black Witchery, Steve “Tregenda” Childers, died at the age of 49, yesterday night during a car accident in KS. Childers performed with Black Witchery from 1997 (when the band was known as Witchery) to 2013 and was the guitarist of death/thrash band Public Assassin. He’d also been […]

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Jimmy Bain’s cause of death revealed

Posted by on February 1, 2016

Last weekend, the metal community suffered another loss when former Dio and Rainbow bassist Jimmy Bain died while on the Def Leppard ‘Hysteria on the High Seas’ cruise with his current band, Last In Line. He was 68. And while he’s had struggles with drugs and alcohol in the past, the official cause of death […]

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Jimmy Bain, former Dio, Rainbow bassist dead at 68

Posted by on January 24, 2016

According to some industry reports, including his former bandmate Simon Wright, Jimmy Bain, former bassist of Dio and Rainbow, has died at the age of 68. No cause of death has been listed, but a posting on Wright’s Facebook page appear tp confirm it. Bain had been playing in The Last In Line, a band featuring […]

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Rock and metal artists react to death of Eagles’ Glenn Frey

Posted by on January 19, 2016

The week started with a low note with the passing of Eagle’s guitarist and singer, Glenn Frey yesterday at the age of 67. Frey had been battling a series of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia while recovering from intestinal surgery. The band’s Facebook page posted the following regarding the news: It is […]

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