Bret Hoffman Dead at 51

2018-07-08 by let the riffs flow through you | 20 Comments
Bret Hoffman, original vocalist of death metal band Malevolent Creation, has died at the age of 51. He had been recently diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer.

Hoffman performed on the first three Malevolent Creation releases until he left the band after 1993's Stillborn album. He would return and depart over the years, performing on The Fine Art Of Murder and Envenomed before being replaced by Kyle Symons and later returned Doomsday X, Invidious Dominion, and most recently with 2015's Dead Man's Path before being replaced by Lee Wollenschlaeger.

Guitarist Philip Fasciana paid tribute to his former bandmate on Facebook, writing: "Can't believe my best friend/brother has passed away! 40 years of friendship and 30 years of playing music together. There will never be ever anyone I loved more than Bret Hoffmann and writing music and traveling the world with. He was truly the best friend I ever had and will miss him deeply. R.I.P. my brother!!!!!"

http://metaldevastationradio.com/thebeast/blog/2105/malevolent-creations-brett-hoffman-has-passed-away

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Voivod
Staff Reviewer
July 8th 2018
7964 Comments


Colon cancer, one of the (if not the) most insidious types of cancer...

RIP.

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Grimlin
July 8th 2018
1143 Comments


RIP
I jammed the first three MC albums yesterday. Still some of the best death thrash to come out of the 90s.

Thalassic
July 8th 2018
1423 Comments


RIP
First two MC are diehard classics

BlackwaterPork
July 8th 2018
4189 Comments


Rip

ChaoticVortex
July 8th 2018
657 Comments


RIP hard. The first two MC are diehard classics (2).

DeadPulse
July 8th 2018
13 Comments


Really sad news. R.I.P. dear Brent.

Eons
July 8th 2018
1788 Comments


Fucking hell. Cancer sucks dicks (and not in a pleasurable way, either)

Hawks
July 8th 2018
59980 Comments


RIP so hard. :[

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AdolfChrist
July 8th 2018
17197 Comments


Shit

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IcelandRevel
July 8th 2018
881 Comments


Is his name Brett, Brent, or Bret? All three are in this article.

JohnnyOnTheSpot
Staff Reviewer
July 8th 2018
6673 Comments


should be Bret

FearThyEvil
July 8th 2018
16440 Comments


Awful news! R.I.P.

Casavir
July 8th 2018
1610 Comments


RIP

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hal1ax
July 8th 2018
11331 Comments


damn rip

henryChinaski
July 9th 2018
4088 Comments


RIP Bret.

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BlackMalachite
July 9th 2018
3712 Comments


RIP, stage 4 colon cancer jesus christ, he must have been in an unreal amount of pain.

upintheair
July 9th 2018
435 Comments


RIP Bret. The Ten Commandments is one of my favorite albums of all time, Retribution and Stillborn are classics as well. Every Malevolent album that he was on is excellent, imo. Fuck cancer!

evolvedresolve
July 9th 2018
39 Comments


Damn.. fucking cancer. Those first 2-3 albums were classics and I still have a soft spot for Eternal, In Cold Blood and the EP, Joe Black.

ZippaThaRippa
July 10th 2018
10438 Comments


Ahhhhh fuck, time to spin up Retribution

RIPB

GUNGFUHAMMERFIST
July 10th 2018
366 Comments


RIP hard. The first two MC are diehard classics (4).



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