Vengeance - Guitarist Dead At 46


Jan Somers - original guitarist of long-running Dutch traditional metal band Vengeance - passed away yesterday afternoon (Friday January 28th). The 46-year-old hard-rocker suffered a fatal heart attack at his home in Mierlo, The Netherlands.




The surviving members released the following message: "We deeply regret the suddenly passing away from our dearly beloved band member and personal friend Jan Somers. Jan was one of the bandmembers from the FIRST hour of the band Vengeance. We wish his family, friends and fans the strength to rock on. The family's request is to give them peace and quitness for the next two days."

Source: vengeanceonline.nl
 
Posted: 29.01.2011 by Thryce


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29.01.2011 - 15:02
Marcel Hubregtse
Grumpy Old Fuck

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From: The Netherlands

Damn another one.
Cool picture though of Jan Somers with his son Timo Somers.
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29.01.2011 - 15:04
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Masterchief

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From: Sweden

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO I read such news 2 days ago....this is worst how 2010. R.I.P.
I know this band, it was good one
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29.01.2011 - 18:16
RavenKing

Posts: 1941
From: Canada

I don't know what kind of lifestyle he had.
Perhaps it's simply a matter of bad luck. But a heart attack at 46 could also be the consequence of having used lots of drugs in his life.

46 is not extremely young but it's not old either. I mean, it's young for a heart attack (though it can happen at any age).

My condolences to his family and friends.
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29.01.2011 - 21:07
Dark Blood
The Avenger

Posts: 1435
From: Portugal

What in tha hell is this! :/
R.I.P. man...
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30.01.2011 - 02:03
Ag Fox
Angel No More

Posts: 4721
From: Hong Kong

So young... so sad... RIP
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30.01.2011 - 02:12
Vitriolic Hate
Chaos Reaper

Posts: 1918
From: Greece

Another one, RIP...
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30.01.2011 - 08:52
Destructo

Posts: 195
From: India

Out of all professions, my heart breaks the most when a musician passes away !! R.I.P. Jan....
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30.01.2011 - 20:44
regmighty

Posts: 27
From: Canada

Man what is with all the metal deaths????? RIP
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