Former Warrant frontman Jani Lane, who passed away in August, died of “acute ethanol poisoning,” according to TMZ. The site also reports that a half-empty bottle of vodka and prescription medication were found in the room where Lani’s body was found.
Jonas Bergqvist, founding member, song writer, and guitarist for Swedish metallers Lifelover, and known in the band as B, passed away on the evening of September 9. The cause of death has yet to be established. The band’s record label, Prophecy Productions, had this to say: “To us, Jonas wasn’t just a very creative artist, [...]
Johnny Giosa, known as Johnny G during his time with ’80s hard rockers BulletBoys was killed in a car accident on Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 42. BulletBoys expressed their sadness at the news with this post on their Facebook page: “I post this message with a heavy heavy heart…Words can not express how [...]
Jani Lane, who fronted the hair-metal group Warrant during their glory days, was found dead at a Comfort Inn in Woodland Hills, California, this evening, according to TMZ. He was 47. At the time of this posting, no official cause of death has been released. Revolver extends our condolences to his family and friends.
Former Motörhead guitarist Michael “Würzel” Burston reportedly died on Saturday of ventricular fibrillation, triggered by a disease that often leads to heart failure. He was 61. Tim Butcher, Motörhead frontman Lemmy’s longtime bass technician, reported the news Saturday on his Facebook page. Würzel joined the band in 1984 alongside guitarist Phil Campbell, and the duo [...]
Mario Comesanas, the former Promotions Director for Revolver, passed away on June 13 reportedly due to a brain hemorrhage. He was 30. Mario began his career in the music industry as an on-air personality at the college radio station WSOU after which he started working at Sirius XM. In 2006, he joined Revolver’s staff, where [...]