Internal Bleeding Drummer William Tolley Dead At 42

According to CBS, Internal Bleeding drummer William Tolley, who worked as a firefighter for FDNY, has passed away after falling five stories while responding to a fire in the Ridgewood section of Queens, NY. He was 42 at the time of his passing. R.I.P.

The band said the following:

“Our drummer, the heartbeat of the band, William Tolley died today. There are ZERO WORDS to describe the loss. He was a good, decent and honorable man who loved his friends, his family and the people he served. There will never be another like him. There are no words to describe the utter sadness and despair we feel right now. We love you Bill.”

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio also issued a statement:

“I’m very sorry to report tragedy has struck our city. Today we lost a hero of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY). William Tolley was a 14-year veteran of the FDNY dedicated to protecting others. To William’s family, we not only stand by you today but in the weeks and years ahead. Our hearts also go out today to the members of the FDNY, especially the members of Ladder 135 in Ridgewood.”

Former Nothingface Singer Matt Holt Dead At 39

Nothingface’s Matt Holt has tragically passed away at the age of 39. His death was a result of a “degenerative illness.” R.I.P.

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The following statement was offered:

“Matt Holt, former singer of Nothingface, passed away at home in Maryland on April 15. He had been battling a degenerative illness for several years. He is survived by his parents and his younger brother.

While he had not been active musically in recent years, Holt, who toured the world several times over with his band in the early ’00s, is remembered as being an unparalleled talent and as one of most skilled vocalists of his generation, thanks to his incredibly impressive range, which shifted from terrifically brutal to beautifully melodic.”

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Founder Paul O’Neill Dead At 61

Trans-Siberian Orchestra founder Paul O’Neill has passed away at the age of 61. His death came as a result of “chronic illness”. R.I.P.

The band commented:

“The entire Trans-Siberian Orchestra family, past and present, is heartbroken to share the devastating news that Paul O’Neill has passed away from chronic illness.

He was our friend and our leader — a truly creative spirit and an altruistic soul. This is a profound and indescribable loss for us all.
We ask that you respect Paul’s family’s privacy now.

We will make additional announcements shortly.”

Rock Legend Chuck Berry Dead At 90

Rock legend Chuck Berry has passed away at the age of 90. The cause of death has yet to be revealed. R.I.P.

The St. Charles County Police Department issued the following:

St. Charles County police responded to a medical emergency on Buckner Road at approximately 12:40 p.m. today (Saturday, March 18). Inside the home, first responders observed an unresponsive man and immediately administered lifesaving techniques. Unfortunately, the 90-year-old man could not be revived and was pronounced deceased at 1:26 p.m.
The St. Charles County Police Department sadly confirms the death of Charles Edward Anderson Berry Sr., better known as legendary musician Chuck Berry.
The family requests privacy during this time of bereavement.