Category Archives: Sad News

All That Remains founding guitarist Oli Herbert passes away

Posted by on October 17, 2018

We are saddened to report, All That Remains founding member/guitarist Oli Herbert has passed away. The band confirmed the news on Facebook. There are no details on how he died. However, the group and his family ask to respect their privacy during this difficult time. The band issued the following statement: “We were devastated to […]

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Godsmack postpone European tour due to the unexpected death of guitairst Tony Rombola’s son

Posted by on October 16, 2018

Godsmack have been forced to postpone their upcoming European tour, which was scheduled to kick off at the end of this month on October 29th. Unfortunately, the reason is due to the unexpected death of guitarist Tony Rombola’s son, Joe Fay.  Frontman/guitarist Sully Erna issued the following statement: “With my deepest regrets, and on behalf […]

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Paul Curcio, producer of Metallica’s ‘Kill ‘Em All,’ dies at 74

Posted by on September 27, 2018

We are saddened to hear that Paul Curcio, the producer best known as the producer of Metallica’s debut album Kill ‘Em All has passed away. His daughter, Brianne Curcio-Smith confirmed the news that the 74-year-old died of heart failure in St. Petersburg, FL on September 10th. Curcio’s career took off back in the mid sixties […]

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Mastodon’s manager Nick John has passed away

Posted by on September 8, 2018

Sadly, longtime Mastodon manager Nick John has lost his battle with pancreatic cancer. Guitarist/vocalist Brent Hinds confirmed the news earlier today via Instagram showing a photo of John with a comment reading, “RIP Nick John” followed by a broken heart emoji.             View this post on Instagram       […]

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Nasty Savage bassist Richard Bateman has died

Posted by on September 6, 2018

Sad news persist as Nasty Savage bassist Richard Bateman has passed away. Bateman died yesterday (5th) from a heart attack. Guitarist David Austin of the Florida thrash metal group expressed that his longtime friend was an “extraordinary bass player.” Read his full statement below: “My longtime friend Richard Bateman has passed away from a heart […]

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