Category Archives: Sad News

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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Bodies of Rocklahoma attendees found

Posted by on June 8, 2015

In a sad development, the bodies of the two Rocklahoma attendees that had been missing have been found in a submerged van in a river. Cody Parrick and Ben Babar had disappeared on Saturday, May 23rd. They’d been at the festival, but were supposed to show up for work later that evening. The Oklahoma Highway […]

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Chevelle fan dies after fall, impalement at show [updated]

Posted by on May 24, 2015

Some sad and tragic news to report from Chicago this Memorial Day weekend. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that 24 year-old Kyle Kirchoff died this past Friday night after a fall from a catwalk at the Aragon Ballroom during a Chevelle concert. According to the paper, at 10:21, Kirchoff fell onto two pieces of metal, suffering puncture wounds […]

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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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Lazarus A.D. drummer Ryan Shutler dies

Posted by on May 18, 2015

While details are still hazy, Lazarus A.D. drummer Ryan Shutler has died at the age of 29, Lambgoat reports. The drummer of the Kenosha, WI band was only 28 years old. It’s thought that a heart attack might have been the cause of death. We’ll continue to update this sad story as we hear more. Lazarus A.D. […]

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