As we previously reported, iconic visual artist and frequent contributor to the rock and metal world H.R. Giger passed away on May 12. Giger was mourned by many musicians, but the outpouring of respect from fans has been truly special. In a new post from Triptykon mastermind Thomas Gabriel Warrior, he has announced that following the "tragic accident" that claimed Giger's life, the band has canceled its upcoming Maryland Deathfest appearance so that he can assist Giger's widow with funeral arrangements.
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.