Tom Petty Dead At 66

Tom Petty has sadly passed away at the age of 66. The rock legend was found unconscious, unable to breath, and in full cardiac arrest at his Mailbu, CA home last night (October 1). EMTs rushed him to the hospital, but he was taken off life support after no brain activity was detected. Petty died today at 8:40 p.m. PT. R.I.P.

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers manager Tony Dimitriades commented:

“On behalf of the Tom Petty family. We are devastated to announce the untimely death of of our father, husband, brother, leader and friend Tom Petty. He suffered cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu in the early hours of this morning and was taken to UCLA Medical Center but could not be revived. He died peacefully at 8:40 p.m. PT surrounded by family, his bandmates and friends.”

[via latimes.com]

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Former Corrosion Of Conformity Singer Eric Eyck Passes Away

Former Corrosion Of Conformity singer, Eric Eyck has sadly passed away. The vocalist sang on the band’s debut album “Eye For An Eye.” R.I.P.

Corrosion Of Conformity commented:

“We are saddened to learn of the passing of one time COC vocalist Eric Eycke, who’s broad musical knowledge shaped the band’s early identity and who’s energy is evident on our first hardcore era album “Eye for an Eye”. This simply does not seem real. We traveled far and wide in a shitty van,blowing up stages together, trying to live up to the likes of The Bad Brains and Black Flag.”

Death’s “Individual Thought Patterns” To Receive Deluxe Vinyl Reissue In October

Death‘s “Individual Thought Patterns“ will be receiving a deluxe vinyl reissue on October 20 via Relapse. The effort has been remixed and remastered by Alan Douches, and it will be available as a standard LP and as a deluxe 2xLP boxset (limited to 500). The second LP in the deluxe set contains live audio from a show that took place on April 13, 1993 in Germany, along with the studio outtake “The Exorcist“.

Here’s the available vinyl options:

– 500 x DLX 2xLP reissue (white inside of ultra clear with heavy baby pink, blood red and bronze splatter) (Relapse.com exclusive)

– 300 x picture disc (Relapse.com exclusive)

– 300 x grimace purple and baby pink merge with heavy bone white and black splatter (Relapse.com exclusive)

– 500 x black and bronze merge with heavy bone white splatter (U.K. retail exclusive)

– 500 x blood red with heavy bronze, white and black splatter (Germany retail exclusive)

– 500 x baby pink with heavy blood red splatter (U.S. indie retail exclusive)

– 2500 x milky clear with heavy baby pink , blood red and bronze splatter (European retail exclusive)

– 2090 x black standard gram

Track Listing:

LP 1:

01. “Overactive Imagination”
02. “In Human Form”
03. “Jealousy”
04. “Trapped In A Corner”
05. “Mentally Blind”
06. “Individual Thought Patterns”
07. “Destiny”
08. “Out Of Touch”
09. “The Philosopher”

LP 2:

01. “Leprosy” (Live in Germany – April 13th, 1993)
02. “Suicide Machine” (Live in Germany – April 13th, 1993)
03. “Living Monstrosity” (Live in Germany – April 13th, 1993)
04. “Overactive Imagination” (Live in Germany – April 13th, 1993
05. “Flattening Of Emotions” (Live in Germany – April 13th, 1993)
06. “Within The Mind” (Live in Germany – April 13th, 1993)
07. “Lack Of Comprehension” (Live in Germany – April 13th, 1993)
08. “Zombie Ritual” (Live in Germany – April 13th, 1993)
09. “The Exorcist” (Studio Outtake)

Enfold Darkness Bassist Todd Honeycutt Dead At 30

Enfold Darkness bassist Todd Honeycutt has passed away at the age of 30. Guitarist Elijah Whitehead has confirmed that Honeycutt’s death was a result of suicide by hanging. A GoFundMe campaign has been launched for funeral expenses. R.I.P.

The band commented:

“Our brother Todd, who performed on our latest album, has taken his own life. I wish that we could give you a better sounding statement – we are all still in disbelief. If you are able to chip in, let’s get him back to his family in South Carolina.”

Whitehead himself added.

“I came home from work last night to find that Todd had hung himself in my garage. I am shaken and disturbed, but in good hands. I am having a gathering at my place this evening to remember him if anyone wants to stop by for a bit. Bring lots of hugs. I need them. Hold your Boiz close.”

[via Metal Injection]

Adrenaline Mob’s Tour Manager Jane Train Has Passed Away

Musician, and Adrenaline Mob tour manager, Janet Rains (aka Jane Train) has tragically passed away as a result of the injuries she sustained in Adrenaline Mob’s fatal accident that also claimed the life of bassist David Zablidowsky. Her mother confirmed the sad news with a Facebook post that said “August 23, 2017 Janet chose to be with Jesus.” R.I.P.

The accident occurred when the band were fixing a flat tire on their RV over on the shoulder. The group’s van and trailer were pulled over as well. While working on a spare tire, a tractor-trailer truck hit the RV damaging it, the van, and trailer, before causing a fire. Rains suffered with burns on over 62% of her body.

Coroner Confirms Chester Bennington Died From Hanging, Linkin Park Officially Cancel “One More Light” Tour

According to Billboard, the Los Angeles County coroner office spokesman Ed Winter has officially confirmed that Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington died from hanging. The vocalist hung himself on the door between his bedroom and closet using a belt in his Palos Verdes Estates, CA residence. A partially empty bottle of alcohol was found, and there was no suicide note or anything that indicated drug use. An autopsy is pending, and a toxicology report is expected to be carried out soon. R.I.P.

In other, unsurprising news, Linkin Park have officially cancelled their “One More Light” tour. Live Nation posted the following statement:

“We are incredibly saddened to hear about the passing of Chester Bennington. The Linkin Park One More Light North American Tour has been cancelled and refunds are available at point of purchase. Our thoughts go out to all those affected.”

Report: More Details On Chester Bennington’s (Linkin Park) Death Revealed

According to TMZ, law enforcement representatives have confirmed more details regarding the death of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington. They said the vocalist hung himself on the door between his bedroom and closet using a belt. The site went on to say that a partially empty bottle of alcohol was found. There was no suicide note and nothing that indicated drug use. This news is hard to hear, considering how similar the death scene was in comparison to Chris Cornell’s (Soundgarden), whose birthday happened to be the same day Bennington took his own life. R.I.P.