Maserati Drummer Passes Away
2009-11-09 by Alex C. Soothsayer | 39 Comments
Turning Machines, Maserati and !!! Drummer Jerry Fuchs has passed away at the young age
of 34 after falling down an elevator shaft.

[a]http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/brooklyn/drummer_elevator_leap_ends_in_death_T
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Tagged: Maserati

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Prophet178
November 9th 2009
6397 Comments


What the fuck.... I was just talking with him before seeing them at a show like 2 months ago. Damn, this is crazy. RIP.

Ulsufyring
November 9th 2009
1724 Comments


an ELEVATOR SHAFT? fuck that sucks

alt
November 9th 2009
230 Comments


i read this on AP earlier. fucking terrible

maqwep
November 9th 2009
1046 Comments


god...

Zip
November 9th 2009
5312 Comments


oh jesus christ poor guy

alt
November 9th 2009
230 Comments


the comments on that story's page are the most heartless bullshit I've seen in a long time. fucking savages.

taylormemer
November 9th 2009
4917 Comments


Pretty random way to die.

BrandNewBoognish
November 9th 2009
1021 Comments


Fuck. RIP

Greggers
November 9th 2009
2375 Comments


R.I.P

KieranVandRakim
November 9th 2009
332 Comments


RIP that sucks so bad

booyahachieved
November 9th 2009
30 Comments


At least I had the chance to see this guys live once before he passed on. I was totally blown away by his performance. The fact that he was center stage with the rest of maserati at his sides (or behind him) said a lot about his skill behind the kit. RIP, good sir.

shablaman54
November 9th 2009
281 Comments


this is fucked up, just saw them play at my school around a month ago, RIP

CelestialDust
November 9th 2009
3155 Comments


wow that's terrible how his shirt got caught on something in midair, RIP

PanasonicYouth
November 9th 2009
7411 Comments


no way that sucks ass holy shit

Kronzo
November 9th 2009
991 Comments


RIP.

I want to read more about this but the link in the news post doesn't work :S

R6Rider
November 9th 2009
4617 Comments


RIP

feav233
November 9th 2009
1411 Comments


holy shit, thats terrible

Geist
November 9th 2009
371 Comments


I feel horrible for it, but all I could think while I read this was, "Man, poor guy got shafted."

RIP

Bitstream
November 9th 2009
296 Comments


I'd never do anything to disrespect someone dying, but honestly, this is like a Darwin Award. Just because he was a musician and on this site doesn't make it glorified. The poor guy died an awful way, but I still think it was an idiotic thing to do in the first place. RIP.

Demonicgman
November 9th 2009
417 Comments


he fell down an elevator shaft? good god. this fuckin sucks.

and i think being a drummer in the band is just bad for your health. From the link: "In 2005, then-drummer Mikel Gius was run
down
and killed as he rode his bike on a Sacramento street."



PuddlesPuddles
November 9th 2009
4772 Comments


That has to be one of the most terrible ways to go.

RIP buddy

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
November 9th 2009
23828 Comments


What the shit? I just saw those guys open for Mono a month or so ago and he was the only good part of their set. He rocked the shit out of his kit.

Who the hell falls downs an elevator shaft anyway? Rest in peace man, you will be missed. Maybe I'll upload the video I took of Maserati where he's going absolutely apeshit on his bass drum...

Demonicgman
November 9th 2009
417 Comments


^read the article he and his friend(forgot guy's name) were trying to get off the elevator because it stopped at the 5th floor and his friend jumped over the gap but the drummer got caught and was pulled back and fell through the gap.

PuddlesPuddles
November 9th 2009
4772 Comments


Fuchs is the second Maserati drummer to meet a tragic end. In 2005, then-drummer Mikel Gius was run down and killed as he rode his bike on a Sacramento street


Wow. The start of a curse?

Bitstream
November 9th 2009
296 Comments


It's like Defence Against the Dark Arts in Hogwarts... Just less wizard-ey and more tragic.

EasternLight
November 9th 2009
2700 Comments


man, lupin was a great teacher.

RIP. ((((

CrazyFool84
November 9th 2009
1080 Comments


holy fuck, rest in peace

Nikkolae
November 9th 2009
4848 Comments


never heard them but still R.I.P.

Digging: Pallbearer - Foundations of Burden

Relinquished
November 9th 2009
25060 Comments


Damn... R.I.P.

shade
November 9th 2009
1198 Comments


wow, that sucks

Prophet178
November 9th 2009
6397 Comments


I'd never do anything to disrespect someone dying, but honestly, this is like a Darwin Award. Just because he was a musician and on this site doesn't make it glorified. The poor guy died an awful way, but I still think it was an idiotic thing to do in the first place. RIP.


Are you kidding me? His clothes got caught on the elevator that stopped feet above ground. It was a freak accident, not an act of stupidity.

Klekticist
November 9th 2009
1259 Comments


wow. crazy way to die.

RIP

Bitstream
November 9th 2009
296 Comments


Are you kidding me? His clothes got caught on the elevator that stopped feet above ground. It was a freak accident, not an act of stupidity.


Personally, I'd love to think neither of them should have jumped. It wasn't a freak accident. If the elevator FELL, then maybe. But he jumped off an elevator stuck five feet from the exit. Would you jump betweein five story buildings like that? Getting his shirt stuck and falling is a definate tragedy, but he shouldn't have jumped in the first place. The getting caught = accident, not even a 'freak one'. The jumping = an act of stupidity. For him AND the friend that made it.

Prophet178
November 9th 2009
6397 Comments


Its 5 feet man, not some huge jump. Plus it was a manual elevator, how else would they have gotten off it? Even if they called the authorities, they probably would have had to jump anyway, and the same thing could have happened.

mareep
November 10th 2009
391 Comments


if he'd made it, you wouldn't be calling it an act of stupidity.

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
November 10th 2009
23828 Comments


If he made it, we wouldn't be talking about it at all

mareep
November 10th 2009
391 Comments


wasnt my point but yeah

Restitution
November 10th 2009
68 Comments


And longtime friend Jon Fine noted, "He could play metal, prog rock with multiple time signatures, aggressive indie disco. ...


Aggressive indie disco, eh?

AnotherBrick
November 10th 2009
9770 Comments


holy shit...that is crazy and extremly sad...



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