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Goodbye to Gravity bassist passes away from Romanian nightclub fire

Posted by on November 11, 2015

A few weeks ago, a fire consumed a nightclub in Bucharest, Romania during the record-release party of the metal band Goodbye to Gravity initially leaving a death toll of 29, including both guitarists of the band Vlad Telea and Mihai Alexandru. After the disaster and commotion it caused to the country, the death toll rose to 45 including the […]

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Romanian fire death toll rises, mayor arrested

Posted by on November 9, 2015

It’s now been nine days since the Bucharest fire at rock club Colectiv during Goodbye to Gravity’s record release show, and sadly, the death toll has risen pretty considerably. Since we last wrote about it, another thirteen have died, bringing the death toll to 45. Of the dead, one is Goodbye to Gravity’s drummer, Bogdan […]

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29 killed after fire during Romanian metal show [UPDATED]

Posted by on November 1, 2015

On Friday, October 30th, Romanian metalcore band Goodbye to Gravity kicked off the tour for their sophomore album, Mantras of War, at Bucharest venue Colectiv. 300 to 400 people were packed inside the club, in the basement of a Communist-era factory, when pyrotechnics the band was using in the set ignited soundproofing foam on the ceiling, engulfing concertgoers […]

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