Tag Archives: The Gates Of Slumber

Bob Fouts of The Gates of Slumber has died

Posted by on April 29, 2020

  Drummer Bob Fouts of Burn It Down, The Gates of Slumber, and Chrome Waves has passed away at age 45. As of now, the cause of death is unknown. However, according to the recently launched GoFundMe campaign to help pay for his Funeral expenses, his passing was unexpected. The Gates of Slumber have been broken […]

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Former Sourvein, The Gates of Slumber drummer J. Clyde Paradis passes

Posted by on August 16, 2016

  Although details are still rather scarce at this time, drummer J. Clyde Paradis has passed. It’s been confirmed by Encyclopaedium Metallum, as well as by some that knew him on Facebook. Reports are that he died in his sleep, but the actual cause of death has yet to be confirmed. Paradis had played in […]

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Benefit show for family of Jason McCash taking place in Baltimore

Posted by on April 14, 2014

Last weekend, Jason McCash, longtime bassist of The Gates of Slumber, passed away. And while the memorial fund to help benefit his wife and three children is off to a solid start, his family will still need help even beyond the $20,000 that it seems like they’re on track to make. On that front, a […]

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Memorial fund established for Jason McCash

Posted by on April 6, 2014

On Saturday (5), former The Gates of Slumber bassist Jason McCash died at the age of 38. He leaves behind a wife and three children. To help them, the McCash Family Memorial Fund has been established to help provide for the family. Here’s what the gofundme page says: As most of you know, Jason McCash […]

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The Gates of Slumber’s Jason McCash, 1976 – 2014

Posted by on April 6, 2014

Jason McCash, longtime bassist of Indianapolis’ The Gates of Slumber, has passed away. Multiple tributes are being left on his Facebook page, among them one from the band, presumably written by founder Karl Simon. “My best friend died last night,” the post says. “There will be no reunion – no more of TGoS. It’s dead beyond dead, […]

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Testament, Corrosion Of Conformity, Whitechapel And More Added To Scion Rock Fest 2013

Posted by on March 26, 2013

Last week, part of the lineup to the 2013 edition of the Scion Rock Fest was revealed. Today, though, the full lineup was revealed, and holy crap does it look awesome. Testament has been confirmed as the additional co-headliner (along with the Melvins), while bands like Corrosion Of Conformity, Whitechapel, Royal Thunder, Touche Amore and […]

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A SXSW Guide To Metal Events

Posted by on March 8, 2013

With the interactive portion of the 27th annual SXSW festival kicking off today, downtown Austin is transforming into a shitshow of epic proportions. Literally thousands of bands, hundreds of vendors, countless other companies, and a four-story tall Doritos vending machine are transforming the usually semi-sedate streets of Austin into nine days of marketing, branding and music […]

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New & Noteworthy, June 5th – Industrial Discipline

Posted by on June 5, 2012

How many times can a band reinvent their lineup before they lose their appeal? Fear Factory has certainly tested those limits in the past decade, so much so that singer Burton C. Bell is the only founding member of the band to have remained in the lineup for the band’s entire career. Somehow, against impossible […]

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New & Noteworthy, May 10th – Rising Legions of Black

Posted by on May 10, 2011

Is it just me, or does it seem like there are a LOT more bands debuting this year than in years past? Virtually every week on this column, I have a debut release from a band freshly signed to their first deal and eagerly trying to make a name for themselves. By the same token, […]

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Anyone Going To SXSW? Here’s A Great Reason To

Posted by on February 11, 2010

Headed to SXSW? The music industry’s spring break in Austin is coming up in a little over a month (March 17-20) , and the first must-see metal event of the convention has been announced. High on Fire and Priestess will be headlining Action! PR’s showcase. After having heard High On Fire’s new album, Snakes For […]

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