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GWAR Vocalist Dave Brockie’s Cause of Death Ruled as Accidental Heroin Overdose

Dave Brockie
Metal Blade

According to Virginia's State Medical Examiner's Office, Dave Brockie died from acute heroin toxicity by accidental means.

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Kiss Producer Kenny Kerner Dies

Kenny Kerner
YouTube

Kenny Kerner, who produced numerous bands over the years including Kiss, has died. Kerner and Richie Wise co-produced Kiss' first two albums.

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Prolific Bassist Randy Coven Passes Away at 54

Randy Coven

Randy Coven, who toured, recorded and jammed with legendary musicians such as Yngwie Malmsteen, Zakk Wylde and Steve Vai, passed away at the age of 54.

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Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson’s Older Brother Eliot Dies of Cancer at 51

Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

Sad news to report from the family of Megadeth bassist David Ellefson. The legendary musician's brother Eliot Gordon Ellefson has passed away at the age of 51 after a two-year battle with cancer.

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Marilyn Manson Mourns Death of His Mother

Marilyn Manson
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Sad news for Marilyn Manson, aka Brian Warner, who is mourning the death of his mother. Barbara J. Warner passed away at the age of 68 this past Tuesday, May 13, after a long battle with dementia.

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Ronnie James Dio: Amazing Vocal Performances

Dio
Ronnie James Dio Official Facebook Page

It was four years ago that legendary metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio lost his battle with stomach cancer. After one of the most heartbreaking losses in metal history, there have been countless tributes for the late singer as well as a constant discussion between metalheads of how truly incredible Dio was. With a career spanning 43 years, Ronnie James Dio fron

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Early Judas Priest Guitarist Ernie Chataway Dies

Ernie Chataway

Early Judas Priest guitarist Ernie Chataway has reportedly passed away at the age of 62. The sad news was announced by original Judas Priest vocalist Al Atkins.

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Legendary Artist H.R. Giger Dies at 74

H.R. Giger
H.R. Giger

Legendary artist and friend of the rock and metal world H.R. Giger has passed away at the age of 74. Along with providing special effects, sculptures and set designs for films such as the 'Alien' series and 'Poltergeist,' Giger worked closely with bands such as Korn, Danzig, Dead Kennedys, Celtic Frost, Carcass + many others.

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Miss May I ‘Deeply Shocked and Saddened’ by Fan’s Death at New York City Show

Miss May I
Charles Epting for Loudwire

Following the tragic news that a fan died at Miss May I's show in New York on Saturday, May 3, the band has released a statement expressing their condolences and asking people to donate to his funeral fund.

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Fan Reportedly Dies After Stage Dive at Miss May I Show in New York City

Miss May I
Rise Records

Tragic news to report, as a young fan has reportedly died following a stage dive at Miss May I's show at the Studio at Webster Hall in New York City last night (May 3).

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