The former vocalist of Mastic Scum, known only as Will, died in a car accident on Friday (March 23). As of this posting, not much information has been revealed about the circumstances of this vehicular incident.

Will left the Austrian death metal band back in 2008, due to "musical differences." He had been a member of Mastic Scum since 1993, putting a full 15 years into the group.

The band issued a statement on their official Facebook page about the tragic passing of their former bandmate.

In deep sadness we have to announce that our friend and ex-member Will died by accident on Friday, March 23rd. We are all very shocked about his tragic death. Will joined Mastic Scum in 1993 and left the band in 2008. We had a great time and lot of experiences together. R.I.P. Will - we'll see us in another life!

R.I.P., Will.

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