Category Archives: Sad News

Nunslaughter’s Jim ‘Sadist’ Konya passes away

Posted by on October 7, 2015

A few weeks ago, we reported on the sad news regarding Nunslaughter/Schnautzer drummer, Jim ‘Sadist’ Konya suffering a stroke that left him in the hospital and those close to him worried for his well-being. A few days after the incident, Konya seemed to be stable and slowly recovering with slow speech and docile movements, giving […]

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Satyricon frontman Satyr diagnosed with brain tumor

Posted by on October 5, 2015

Satryicon are one of the standard-bearers of Norwegian black metal, even as their sound has continued to evolve into a slightly more hard rock direction since their formation in 1991. Singer/guitarist/bassist Sigurd “Satyr” Wongraven is at the center of the two-man band, and the 39 year-old has been through quite a lot over the course […]

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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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