Category Archives: Sad News

Kid Rock’s personal assistant dies in ATV crash

Posted by on April 27, 2016

Condolences are in order for Kid Rock, who found his personal assistant Michael Sacha dead at his home in Nashville on Monday. Sacha apparently suffered an all terrain vehicle accident on Sunday evening. Apparently, he as found on an embankment not far from Rocks’ driveway. He’d last been seen on the ATV around midnight, taking […]

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Former King Conquer guitarist dies of suspected drug overdose

Posted by on April 6, 2016

It’s always a solemn day in metal when someone dies. Unfortunately, John Byrd (formerly of King Conquer) joined the many who have passed in 2016. While it’s suspected it was a drug overdose, the band says they don’t want to be the ones to confirm how he died. This statement was released on Facebook early this […]

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Gates of Ishtar drummer Oscar Karlsson dead at 39

Posted by on March 5, 2016

This year has been a tragic one for the rock and metal community with the passing of so many musicians since January and, unfortunately, the trend is not slowing down. Swedish drummer Oscar Karlsson, known for his work with the melodic death metal bands The Duskfall and newly reunited Gates of Ishtar passed away at […]

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Psalm Zero’s Andrew Hock accused of sexual misconduct

Posted by on February 26, 2016

The mainstream music industry has been following closely in the few few weeks the case of pop artist Kesha, who’s suing her producer Dr. Luke for alleged sexual assault and battery and many other charges of abuse against her during the past 10 years they’ve been working together. This is a topic that occurs everywhere, including the music […]

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Multiple rock band members killed in drunk driving crash

Posted by on February 16, 2016

Yesterday night, we reported on the unfortunate news about Toronto’s heavy metal band Cauldron getting into a car crash during their tour with Enforcer, Warbringer and Exmortus. Gladly, no one was seriously injured and guitarist Ian Chains is expected to have a full recovery once he gets out of the hospital. Sadly, Dayton, OH hard rock […]

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