Former Malevolent Creation Singer Bret Hoffmann Dead At 51

Bret Hoffmann (ex-Malevolent Creation, Fire For Effect) has sadly passed away following a battle with stage 4 colon cancer. The singer was 51. Hoffmann’s wife Kimberly Karan Hoffmann said the following on Facebook:

“Today is the saddest day of my life. I just lost my soulmate, the love of my [life]. My best friend has passed away. I will always love [you], RIP, my love.”

Fire For Effect (Ex-Malevolent Creation, Etc.) Sign With Agonia Records

Fire For Effect, the band featuring Gio Geraca (ex-Malevolent Creation), Bret Hoffmann (ex-Malevolent Creation), Derek Roddy (ex-Hate Eternal, etc.) and Paul Mcbride (Ends), have signed a new deal with Agonia Records. The group commented:

“Hey guys, We are very happy to announce that we will be working with Agonia Records. As you can see, we are working hard and rehearsing our songs that will be appearing on our debut album coming out later this year. You all will be very pleased with what you hear.”