Black Train Jack and Nine Lives frontman Rob Vitale reportedly died on March 28 resulting from issues from COVID-19. The information has been confirmed by a number of bands of the New York hardcore scene, together with 9 Lives.
“Yesterday was a troublesome day,” 9 Lives wrote in a put up on Fb. “We misplaced our brother, Rob. His spirit and reminiscence, and naturally, his unimaginable voice, will dwell with us all eternally. Please share a photograph or a reminiscence, all the time maintain him in your ideas. We love you, Rob Vitale, could you be at peace.”
Black Prepare Jack had a short-lived profession within the ’90s. They launched two albums by means of Roadrunner Data — No Reward and You are Not Alone in 1993 and 1994, respectively.
“Sadly damaged up, Black Prepare Jack had been a department within the NYHC household tree of bands with a definite posi sound. After releasing solely two full-length albums, a number of singles and lending music to varied compilations they known as it quits,” the band’s Facebook bio reads.
Vitale and several other different members of Black Prepare Jack finally fashioned 9 Lives. The singer carried out a number of one-off live shows with each bands all through the 2010s.
Some tributes have been posted by different bands as nicely, together with Sick of It All, who wrote, “Our hearts are heavy tonight. We misplaced our pal to Covid. Pondering of all of the exhibits, the excursions all the nice occasions and laughs we shared. Relaxation In Peace Rob.”
Crown of Thornz, Skarhead and Icepick frontman Danny Diablo posted, “I’m fucking so unhappy proper now. simply discovered my boy Rob Vitale from Black Prepare Jack has handed away in the present day from COVID! He had a voice of an angel and a coronary heart of gold!”
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Relaxation in peace.
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