Trevor Strnad, the melodic death metal band The Black Dahlia Murder’s founding lead vocalist, died at the age of 41. Strnad’s bandmates revealed his death on social media on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. The cause of death was not given, but the surviving family members shared the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s phone number. Tributes have poured in for the vocalist since then. Everyone is in profound grief to learn about the sudden passing of Trevor. Aside from paying him sincere condolences, fans and his well-wishers are also searching for the reason behind his death. Here is what we know about it.
Taking to Instagram, the metal band shared an emotional post. The band wrote that they are announcing the passing of Trevor Scott Strnad with deep sadness. Addressing him as their beloved son, brother, and shepherd of good times, the band wrote that the vocalist was loved by all that met him and called him a walking encyclopedia of all things related to music. According to the Black Dahlia Murder, Trevor was a writer, a hugger, and truly one of the world’s greatest entertainers.
It was also added that his lyrics provided the world with stories and spells and horror and whimsy. However, neither the band nor Trevor’s family or friends revealed his cause of death. Since the vocalist died at a young age, everyone is shattered. Currently, the family is mourning the death of their beloved child in privacy. It would only be appropriate not to dig in about his death cause as the family would disclose in some time. Talking about the band,
The metal band from Michigan was founded in 2000 and named after the horrific 1947 unsolved murder of actress Elizabeth Smart. Following a series of self-published EPs, the band signed with their longstanding label Metal Blade Records, who issued all nine of the Black Dahlia Murder’s studio albums, including their most recent, Verminous, released in 2020. Strnad’s death was also confirmed by Metal Blade Records on Wednesday.
At the time of Strnad’s death, the death metal band had plans to tour later this year, including a May 20 appearance at the Welcome to Rockville Festival in Daytona Beach, Florida. Ever since the saddening piece of news was announced, netizens and well-wishers expressed their sadness about his demise. Although Trevor Strnad’s death cause has not been shared yet, it is speculated that he was suffering from health complications. Our team also pays the vocalist sincere tributes too.
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