Category Archives: Sad News

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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Malcolm Young spotted out post-dementia diagnosis

Posted by on May 12, 2015

As some of you may or may not know, AC/DC’s guitarist and founder Malcolm Young was diagnosed with dementia and stepped down his duties to dedicate his full time to treatment in a nursing home. The guitarist has been residing part time at the Elizabeth Bay Care Home and his $10M waterfront home in Sydney and […]

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Dimesland, Wild Hunt guitarist Drew Cook passes away

Posted by on May 5, 2015

While no official cause of death has been revealed, the Oakland area has lost a prolific guitarist, as Dimesland and Wild Hunt guitarist Drew Cook passed away several weeks ago. Both Dimesland and Wild Hunt have issued statements about Cook, who appears to have passed on or around April 21st, the same day that Wild […]

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