One of 2013's biggest tragedies was the death of Eyehategod drummer Joey LaCaze. A longtime innovator in the sludge metal community, LaCaze was mourned by many after passing away from respiratory failure. Although LaCaze is no longer with us, Eyehategod are determined to continue on, planning to release a new album this April.
New Orleans sludge pioneers Eyehategod have officially recruited a new full-time drummer. Near the end of August, the band and the metal community lost drummer Joey LaCaze. As a founding member of Eyehategod, his influence can never truly be replaced, but drummer Aaron Hill has been elected to keep the band in tact.
Nearly one month ago, Eyehategod drummer Joey LaCaze passed away at the age of 42. As an essential part of the Southern sludge movement, LaCaze's death sent a shockwave through the underground metal community. Pantera / Down vocalist Phil Anselmo, who was close with LaCaze, has just offered a heartfelt memorial for the drummer.
According to reports, Eyehategod drummer Joey LaCaze has passed away. LaCaze was 42 years old and leaves behind a wife and a child.