Former Vital Remains vocalist, Scott Willey, passed away unexpectedly on October 31st.
Guitarist Tony Lazaro issued a statement: "It is with heavy heart and deep sadness that I say Gator [Gaeton Collier, bass] and I lost and old friend and singer of Vital Remains, Scott Willey. I had just seen him this summer at Summer Slaughter Fest in July. And we had a nice conversation about a lot of things. We told some road stories from the past and we had some good laughs. I will always remember the good times, my friend. Until we me again for that next jam! Rest in Peace Brother... My Condolences to his Family and friends!"
Fans may recall that another former vocalist, Chris Ross, was shot dead by his brother-in-law on the fourth of July this year.