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Public Memorial for Warbeast/Rigor Mortis frontman Bruce Corbitt to be held next month

Posted by on February 13, 2019

A public memorial service will be held for the late Rigor Mortis/Warbeast frontman Bruce Corbitt on Saturday March 9th at the Ridglea Theater in Fort Worth, TX. Despite his courageous and admirable optimism, Corbitt lost his 21 month battle with esophageal cancer on January 25th. The 56-year-old singer was diagnosed with stage three esophageal cancer […]

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Warbeast/Rigor Mortis singer Bruce Corbitt has died

Posted by on January 25, 2019

We are saddened to report, Rigor Mortis/Warbeast frontman Bruce Corbitt has lost his 21 month battle with esophageal cancer. The 56-year-old singer died earlier today (25th). Corbitt fought hard as well as lived his life to the best of his capabilities until his last breath. Corbitt was diagnosed with stage three esophageal cancer in May […]

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Warbeast frontman Bruce Corbitt in hospice care

Posted by on January 13, 2019

Things have taken a turn for the worse in the fight for Warbeast/Rigor Mortis frontman Bruce Corbitt’s life. The singer is currently in hospice care on a 24-hour morphine drip to manage his constant pain. Corbitt posted a video from his hospice room to Facebook this past Friday (11th) to update his fans of the […]

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Bruce Corbitt announces his return to the stage with Warbeast this weekend

Posted by on July 3, 2018

Warbeast vocalist Bruce Corbitt is continuing to feel hopeful with his medical treatment. Last year, Corbitt was forced to retire from the group after being diagnosed with stage three cancer of the esophagus. This past April, the singer shared good news by announcing his blood counts have stabilized back to normal and was approved for […]

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Good news on Warbeast singer Bruce Corbitt’s war with cancer

Posted by on April 25, 2018

Last year was a rough one for Warbeast. Vocalist Bruce Corbitt found himself forced to retire from the band after being diagnosed with stage three cancer of the esophagus. This was in addition to him undergoing heart surgery a few years before that. The band played their final show with him last year, and we […]

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Bruce Corbitt (Warbeast, Rigor Mortis) expresses hope after joining clinical trial

Posted by on February 13, 2018

Last year, another  excellent singer was forced to retire after being diagnosed with an illness. That singer, Warbeast and Rigor Mortis’ Bruce Corbitt, revealed he had esophageal cancer. In a heartbreaking post, he said he was told he’d never sing again, and that he was done. There was a final show that included a handful […]

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Warbeast vocalist Bruce Corbitt’s cancer treatment was unsuccessful

Posted by on January 2, 2018

Sad news will inevitably persist, even if it is a brand new year. Late last spring, we found out Warbeast vocalist Bruce Corbitt was forced to retire from singing due to cancer of the esophagus. Corbitt, his family, and friends remained positive during his treatments, in hopes he would beat the disease. Last summer, the […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/16: Wage War weigh in on the charts

Posted by on August 16, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It flummoxes me sometimes how fast summer seems to go by. Where I live kids are already back in school and college students are moving in. In just sixteen days we’ll enter September, and while […]

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Stream available for Warbeast’s new album ‘Enter the Arena’

Posted by on August 2, 2017

This past May, Warbeast vocalist Bruce Corbitt gave his final performance with the group following his forced retirement from singing due to being diagnosed with cancer of the esophagus. Just last month, the band held their farewell gig which included Phil Anselmo and more on vocals filling in for the retired frontman. Despite the recent […]

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Warbeast play farewell gig with Phil Anselmo, Edwin Neal, and more on vocals

Posted by on July 17, 2017

Bruce Corbitt recently performed his final show with Warbeast this past May, and now, these thrashers held their farewell gig this past Friday (14) at the Rail Club in Texas. Filling in for the frontman who was forced to retire due to cancer of the esophagus were artists Phil Anselmo, Edwin (Hitchhiker) Neal, and Wayne […]

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