Category Archives: Sad News

Dave Brockie died of an accidental heroin overdose

Posted by on June 3, 2014

Today the Virginia State Medical Examiner’s Office released Dave Brockie’s cause of death, and it sucks. WTVR reports that  the 50 year-old GWAR frontman died of an accidental heroin overdose. According to the news station, responding police investigators found evidence of heroin use, but were awaiting toxicology results until announcing his cause of death. Friends […]

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Megadeth cancel shows after David Ellefson’s brother dies

Posted by on May 22, 2014

Some sad news to report: all of Megadeth’s gigs planned for the next month have been cancelled following the death of bassist David Ellefson’s brother. The band has posted the following statement to Facebook: “Megadeth has canceled immediate tour plans as bassist David Ellefson and his family mourn the loss of his brother, who passed […]

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Webster Hall: Fan died exiting venue, not stage diving

Posted by on May 5, 2014

In the wake of the death of a Miss May I fan at Saturday’s show at the Studio at Webster Hall, the venue is claiming that Alberto Scott died not while stage diving, but while exiting the venue. Brooklyn Vegan cites the club as saying “The patron in question did not die while stage diving. […]

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Fan dies after stage diving at Miss May I show in New York City

Posted by on May 4, 2014

There has been a report that last night, May 3, during a Miss May I show at The Studio at Webster Hall in New York City, a fan died after the crowd failed to catch him while stage diving. The fan, currently only identified as Alberto, suffered major head injuries after jumping from the stage and […]

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Kid who jammed with Phil Anselmo passes away

Posted by on April 30, 2014

When Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals went on tour last summer, they picked up an extra guitarist to perform a song with them at a show in Tulsa, OK. Through the Make-A-Wish foundation, a young metalhead named Peyton got the chance to get up onstage and play the Pantera classic “Walk” with the band. […]

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