Former Misfits drummer Joey Image has reportedly died at the age of 63. The news of his passing has been reported via Brooklyn Vegan, Loudwire, and Blabbermouth, as all mention the reveal was initially made on The New York Hardcore Chronicles Facebook, stating:
“Joey Image of The Misfits dead at 63. Rest In Peace.”
Joey was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2016. A GoFundMe page was launched in 2017 as he was seeking treatment at University of Miami and looking into a possible candidate for a liver transplant. Joey’s time with the Misfits was from 1978-1980 along with a special reunion performance in 2000, and he has worked on Horror Business and Night of The Living Dead.
Our thoughts go out to Joey’s friends and family during this difficult time.