FireHouse singer C.J. Snare has sadly passed away on Friday night (5th) at the age of 64. Initially reported as undisclosed reasons, but according to TMZ, Snare’s daughter, Heather, revealed the singer died after a long battle with cancer. However, ultimately, his daughter confirmed his death was from cardiac arrest. 
Snare co-founded FireHouse in the late 1980s and stayed with the band up until his death. C.J. played keyboards and sang on all seven albums from 1990’s self-titled debut to 2003’s Prime Time.

FireHouse issued the following statement on social media:

“Today is a sad day for Rock N Roll.
It is with great sorrow we are letting the world know we have lost our brother: CJ Snare, the rock and roll warrior, lead vocalist, and a founding member of Firehouse. 
CJ snare passed unexpectedly at home Friday night, April 5, 2024. He was a young 64 years old.
As you are all aware, CJ was expected to be back on stage with the band this summer after recovering from surgery.
We are all in complete shock with CJ’s untimely passing.
CJ was was arguably one of the best vocal talents of a generation, touring the world with Firehouse non stop the past 34 years.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the entire Snare family, Katherine Little, friends, and all our beloved fans all over the world.
“Reach for the Sky” CJ! You will be forever missed by family, friends, fans and your band mates. You’re singing with the angels now.”

The metal community has taken to social media in response to Snare’s death. Our thoughts go out to Snare’s family and friends during this difficult time.