Official press release (Relapse Records) :

Vincent McAllister, the guitarist and a founding member of seminal metal band Pentagram, has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 51.

McAllister played guitar in the classic 70's Pentagram line-up that also included vocalist Bobby Liebling, bassist Greg Mayne and drummer Geof O'Keefe. His recorded works can be heard throughout the various Pentagram collections.

McAllister was highly respected as a guitarist and person amongst his peers. McAllister had spent the past few years working on material in his home studio and planning to return to playing again with former Pentagram members O'Keefe and Mayne.

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Band profile: Pentagram
Posted: 02.06.2006 by Thryce


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Ace - 02.06.2006 at 12:36  
Lucas - 02.06.2006 at 14:26  
R.I.P. Another victim..
Antisocial - 02.06.2006 at 19:28  
Shit! Not another fallen hero of mine! Damnit! :'( I'm willing to bet that his death won't get nearly the amount of attention it deserves.
Walter Iego - 03.06.2006 at 00:32  
Rest in peace... God speed...
Clintagräm - 03.06.2006 at 06:14  
I am not that familiar with Pentagram, and even less with this man who has just passed. But does anyone know, was he just one the early demos or what? Either way, a person of Metal passing always is a sad day.
Aske - 03.06.2006 at 20:55  
RIP...another metal warrior went down....lower the flags!

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