Who was Trevor Strnad, 'The Black Dahlia Murder' vocalist dead at 41?
- Trevor Strnad has died at age of 41
- His cause of death was not known
- The metal community took to social media to pay tributes to him
"It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Trevor Scott Strnad. Beloved son, brother, and Shepard of good times, he was loved by all that met him. A walking encyclopedia of all things music. He was a hugger, a writer, and truly one of the world’s greatest entertainers. His lyrics provided the world with stories and spells and horror and whimsy. It was his life to be your show," the post read.
A cause of death was not mentioned in the post. However, the band concluded it with the phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Who was Trevor Strnad?
Born on May 3, 1981, in Waterford, Michigan, Trevor Strnad was the founding member of Black Dahlia Murder along with guitarist Brian Eschbach. They released a demo album, What A Horrible Night To Have A Curse, in 2001. Guitarist Jon Kemppainen, bassist David Lock and drummer Cory Grady soon joined the band and in 2002, they released "A Cold-Blooded Epitaph" EP. The following year, they released their debut studio album "Unhallowed", followed by eight more. Their most recent album was 2020’s "Verminous."
Following Strand's death, the metal community took to social media to pay tributes.
Mark Morton of Lamb of God tweeted, “Sending out love & light to the @bdmmetal family & everyone that loved Trevor… which is pretty much anyone that ever met him.
Midwestern metal band Saprogenous posted, “One of the most genuine and kind souls. We looked forward to future meetings and shows with you. Absolutely devastating. Don’t ever be afraid to ask for help. The world has lost one of the best men in existence today. Heartbreaking.”