Category Archives: Sad News

R.I. P former Metal Maniacs editor Katherine Ludwig

Posted by on January 30, 2015

Metal Insider is sad to hear about the passing of Katherine Ludwig, former editor of Metal Maniacs. She’d been suffering from non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, and a crowdfunding site had been set up to help her battle the disease. Earlier today, the following was posted on her Facebook page: Dear Friends of Katherine, we want to share that […]

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A Day to Remember sound engineer killed in accident

Posted by on January 8, 2015

Jeff Kaplan, sound engineer for A Day to Remember, passed away yesterday when he was struck by a SUV. From the Capital Gazette: “Maryland State Police said 43-year-old Jeffrey A. Kaplan was driving a 2013 Subaru when he lost control and struck the median. Kaplan got out of his vehicle and was standing in the travel […]

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911 call claims Scott Stapp wanted to assassinate Obama

Posted by on December 12, 2014

Well, the Scott Stapp situation keeps getting stranger and stranger. We’d known that Stapp’s estranged wife Jaclyn and his sister in law made claims that he sent bizarre text messages to her. Now a 911 call that Jaclyn has been released via TMZ, and it’s pretty insane. In the call, they say that the Creed singer […]

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Former Faith No More frontman is broke, needs you to spare a lot

Posted by on December 4, 2014

Yesterday, former Faith No More frontman Chuck Mosley took to the internet to claim that he needs money or he’ll be thrown out of his home. It’s a pretty sad post, and it sounds like he’s at the end of his rope. In the post, he claims that he’s behind on rent and his landlord, […]

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Body of Dave Mustaine’s mother-in-law found

Posted by on November 28, 2014

Some sad news to report from the Megadeth camp. The partial remains of Dave Mustaine’s mother-in-law, Sally Estabrook, were found on Wednesday in Julian, CA. She’d gone missing from a campground on October 4, and partial skeletal remains, later confirmed to be Estabrook, were discovered in heavy shrubbery about half a mile from the campground. The 75 year-old Estabrook […]

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