Lethal guitarist passed away

2012-08-28 by Voivod STAFF | 11 Comments
Eric Cook, guitarist and founding member of Kentucky-based power/prog metallers Lethal, passed away due to cancer.

Lethal were founded in the early '80s by Eric and his brother Glen, however, the band managed to release its debut album, titled Programmed (a cult US power/prog metal classic) in 1990. In the years - and releases - to follow, the style of the debut was maintained, despite its enrichment with "contemporary" '90s metal.

During the end of the '00s, the band got together for selected shows on both banks of the Atlantic. Furthermore, a new EP has been on the works since then, with the vocals being the only duty pending upon completion.





Source: http://www.metalhammer.gr/magazine/news/3516-lethal-------.html

Tagged: Lethal

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Voivod
Staff Reviewer
August 27th 2012
6718 Comments


First Mark Reale from Riot, then Eric Cook from Lethal...

Awful news.

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Spec
August 27th 2012
28761 Comments


Fuck cancer.

RIP

ChuckyTruant
August 27th 2012
15728 Comments


RIP

Makemebad35
August 27th 2012
789 Comments


RIP, Sir

eternium
August 27th 2012
16352 Comments


I guess his cancer was Lethal.

fireandblood
August 27th 2012
198 Comments


Keep it metal in Valhalla Eric

FearThyEvil
August 28th 2012
13377 Comments


R.I.P.

linchpin313
August 28th 2012
816 Comments


Don't know why I thought of DJ Lethal first...

KILL
August 28th 2012
74094 Comments


omg rip

NonApplicable
August 28th 2012
2143 Comments


I guess his cancer was Lethal.

You're a moron

henryChinaski
August 29th 2012
3211 Comments


RIP



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