Former Gorguts Guitarist Dies
2012-05-27 by AllGabrielsAreGlass | 53 Comments

Former Gorguts guitarist Steeve Hurdle has passed away following post surgical complications, according to reports. The band has of yet not released a statement regarding his untimely death.

http://www.bravewords.com/news/184242

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HenchmanOfSanta
May 27th 2012

1857 Comments


This is really lame. Obscura is one of the best, most unique and most technically challening death metal albums ever made.

KILL
May 27th 2012

71372 Comments


omg rip

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HSThomas
May 27th 2012

668 Comments


Shit, this guy was a huge factor in why Gorguts became as good as they are.

RIP.

AllGabrielsAreGlass
May 27th 2012

431 Comments


Two musicians from two of my favorite bands I find are dead over the course of one weekend. It really gets you down.

RIP and I'm sure nearly everyone's thoughts are with his family and friends, mine certainly are.

MoosechriS
May 27th 2012

4942 Comments


Fuck thats terrible, rip dude

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
May 27th 2012

18284 Comments


tech rip

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VisionsFromTheDarkSide
May 27th 2012

1785 Comments


Fuck, RIP

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MO
May 27th 2012

18488 Comments


RIP so hard goddamn

Fluttertrank
May 27th 2012

17098 Comments


wow, RIP

Cyan1d3
May 27th 2012

137 Comments


Fuck this dying thing

cagedescending
May 27th 2012

4124 Comments


What's with all the awesome musicians dying lately? Shit man. RIP

MMX
May 27th 2012

4797 Comments


God Damn RIP

Eclecticist
May 27th 2012

3863 Comments


RIP

auberginedreams
May 27th 2012

6028 Comments


sad, i liked obscura.

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
May 27th 2012

5996 Comments


Terrible news, RIP.

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Adabelle
May 27th 2012

4254 Comments


RIP

Spec
May 27th 2012

27107 Comments


RIP

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linchpin313
May 27th 2012

813 Comments


Bad time to be in extreme metal bands...

eternium
May 27th 2012

16337 Comments


Damn that sucks.

myhigherpie
May 27th 2012

3027 Comments


Listening to Obscura now. This guy played with the genre's DNA like a kitten with a ball of yarn. Very creative and influential. RIP.

Motiv3
May 27th 2012

8923 Comments


Sad day. RIP.

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BigPleb
May 27th 2012

35810 Comments


Horrid news, RIP.

Ovrot
May 27th 2012

10490 Comments


RIP

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
May 27th 2012

16134 Comments


Awful. RIP

Marklink
May 28th 2012

5 Comments


There will never be another Obscura or Purulence. FML

ShadowRemains
May 28th 2012

20521 Comments


^ props for mentioning Purulence

goddammit...RIP



Vesper
May 28th 2012

3085 Comments


Jammed Obscura in his honor tonight. m/

This also makes me more likely to go see Gorguts at the end of June, even though Steeve hasn't been involved with them for a long time. He was supposed to have gotten Lemay to reform the band, so it seems I owe him for the chance to see them.

ItsOnlyWords
May 28th 2012

369 Comments


Really bummed right now. Rip. time to break out the wisky.

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
May 28th 2012

16134 Comments


Everyone hacked on me on Death's Facebook page for saying I might not buy a ticket because Gorguts wasn't opening the Atlanta date. Looks like they deleted all my comments, though. What a sense of entitlement.

ItsOnlyWords
May 28th 2012

369 Comments


Can we stay on task here

Vesper
May 28th 2012

3085 Comments


Well, it doesn't exactly come across as supportive of Death to say that you might not come depending on the opening band, which is probably not something they're going to change, lol.

Probably wiser not to air such sentiments, considering, if I recall correctly, Eric threw a huge fit on the FB page over some troll e-mail he received not too long ago.

ItsOnlyWords
May 28th 2012

369 Comments


I agree with Vesper. What were yOu thinking

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
May 28th 2012

16134 Comments


Maybe you're right, but it's not Death. I don't go on Queen forums and harass everyone who doesn't want to buy a ticket to see them with Paul Rodgers.

ItsOnlyWords
May 28th 2012

369 Comments


If only the world was smart enough to realize that.

Vesper
May 28th 2012

3085 Comments


Eh, that's kind of different, since that was a collaborative main act, not split opening act duties, and has more to do with objecting to Paul Rodgers, despite, I assume, loving and wanting to see Queen (even though no amount of not-wanting-to-see-Rodgers is going to bring Freddie Mercury back).
Implying that you're not really interested in seeing Death because it's not really Death without Chuck on Death's FB page probably was somewhat insensitive, considering this is supposed to be a charity tour in memory of Chuck, knamean?

FearThyEvil
May 28th 2012

12480 Comments


This is awful. R.I.P. amazing musician.

seedofnothing
May 28th 2012

3425 Comments


Rip

endtell
May 28th 2012

57 Comments


Such a great guitarist. R.I.P.

Funeralopolis
May 28th 2012

11195 Comments


oh no whatever shall we do

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rockandmetaljunkie
May 28th 2012

3302 Comments


RIP

synysterdjs
May 28th 2012

101 Comments


R.I.P. Would play some Obscura right now if my earphones weren't broken.

MO
May 28th 2012

18488 Comments


^ all good i'm picking up your slack

DeafMetal
May 28th 2012

8584 Comments


"Fuck this dying thing"


hahahah brilliant -- your precious death metal wouldn't exist then

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
May 28th 2012

16134 Comments


Anything can be construed as insensitive when every other post on that page is plebeians going, "RIP CHUCK!!" I kind of think it's immature and arrogant to look at anything I said as disrespectful. Death's catalogue obviously rules, but that lineup with Obscura's vocalist is (to borrow from the great David Lee Roth) like a hot chick with bad teeth.

Vesper
May 28th 2012

3085 Comments


Yeah, so just don't go. It would be like going on a date with said hot chick with bad teeth, and being like, "Hey, if you bring that hot friend of yours over there with the full set of nice teeth, then we can have a threesome, but if it's you, your fucked up grill missing the two front teeth that had Chuck Schuldiner etched into them, and Kelly Schaefer sucking my dick - no deal."

They're not going to change the opening act and Death will never be Death without Chuck, so I don't really see the point of saying something like you would go if they did switch out Atheist for Gorguts - you're pretty much just going on the page to say you're not going.

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
May 28th 2012

16134 Comments


But I might go -- if the show still happens. The point was that they were trying to get people to buy tickets over the
weekend to justify the additional tour dates. I jestingly said that I'd buy a ticket for sure if they'd add Gorguts to the
Atlanta date. And then everyone just got offended that I thought seeing Cynic play Death songs isn't enough to justify me
buying a ticket immediately.

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
May 28th 2012

18284 Comments


tell them to foad

DeafMetal
May 28th 2012

8584 Comments


would u go see gorguts if the vocalist was chris barnes and the guitar players were from august burns red

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
May 28th 2012

16134 Comments


ov coarse

Wolfhorde
May 28th 2012

13011 Comments


lol josh

DeafMetal
May 28th 2012

8584 Comments


me 2

Hospital
May 29th 2012

2052 Comments


RIP shred on

Keliohesten
December 14th 2012

50 Comments


Rest and Riff in Peace



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