Category Archives: Sad News

Jeremy Brown of Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts dies

Posted by on March 31, 2015

Tragedy strikes for Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts; on the eve of the release of their debut album, guitarist Jeremy Brown (pictured, far right) has passed away. From the Scott Weiland Facebook page: We received a call today about my friend Jeremy Brown that has shaken me to the core. We were all concerned this afternoon when […]

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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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Young fan dies at Chelsea Grin show

Posted by on March 17, 2015

On Sunday (15), at the Agora Theatre in Cleveland OH, a young fan died at the Chelsea Grin, Carnifex, Sworn In and The Family Ruin show. Chelsea Grin initially acknowledged the passing of the fan, Nick Wright, on their Facebook page. “We lost a good friend last night at our show in Cleveland,” a since-deleted […]

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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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