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Black Breath bassist Elijah Nelson has passed away

Posted by on December 30, 2019

In some rather sad news, Black Breath bassist Elijah Nelson has passed away this weekend. The cause of death hasn’t been revealed but Nelson was only 40-years-old. The Seattle death metal group’s most recent album is 2015’s Slaves Beyond Death.  Bands and friends of his have posted tributes, which can be seen below. “We are […]

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Former David Lee Roth guitarist Bart Walsh dead at 56

Posted by on November 5, 2019

Former David Lee Roth guitarist Bart Walsh has passed away. The 56-year-old died of natural causes/gastrointestinal bleed and dehydration on Saturday (2nd). Bart was loved by his family and friends and will be greatly missed. John Corabi (Ex-Motley Crue/Dead Daisies) has issued the following heartfelt message: “R.I.P. Bart Walsh ….A great guy, talented guitar player, and […]

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Mercyful Fate bassist Timi Hansen has died

Posted by on November 4, 2019

Mercyful Fate and ex-King Diamond bassist Timi Hansen has died after losing a long battle with cancer. Exactly one week after his 61st birthday, the news of his death was confirmed by Mercyful Fate frontman King Diamond. King issued the following statement via social media: “I just found out that I lost one of my […]

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Australian metal legend Peter Hobbs of Hobbs Angel of Death has died

Posted by on October 21, 2019

Australian metal legend Peter Hobbs of Hobbs Angel of Death has died. He was 58-years-old. Hobbs founded Hobbs Angel of Death shortly after his time with the group Tyrus in 1987. He died earlier this morning (21st) at his home in Queensland. Hobbs will be remembered as a thrash pioneer in Australia. However, according to […]

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Clutch and GWAR manager Jack Flanagan has passed away

Posted by on October 14, 2019

On Saturday (12th), Clutch announced their longtime manager and friend, Jack Flanagan, has passed away. Flanagan had a significant role in the punk and metal scene, which began in the 80s when he joined his band The Mob and later managed GWAR and Clutch. Clutch, GWAR, Jamey Jasta, Brian Slagel and more have shared a […]

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