The Black Dahlia Murder

Members Of The Black Dahlia Murder Comment On Trevor Strnad’s Passing


Two members of standout melodic death metal outfit The Black Dahlia Murder have taken to social media to pay tribute to their fallen friend & bandmate Trevor Strnad. The death of the beloved vocalist and fervent champion of heavy music, was announced yesterday, May 11th.

While an official cause of death was not specified, the band’s official statement indicated that Strnad has apparently taken his own life. He was 41-years-old.

Speaking via social media, the band’s lead guitarist Brandon Ellis commented:

“I can not even begin to process this… In total shock and disbelief. It has been my greatest honor to spend the last six and a half years in a band with this absolute icon and legend. A brother. A best friend. One of the funniest and most entertaining people to walk the earth. The life of the party that is The Black Dahlia Murder, as well as any given room he happens to occupy. A lyrical mastermind. A champion of the entire culture of heavy music. Also my biggest supporter. This man changed my life and believed in me more than I do myself. I can not believe there will be no more laughs had, songs written together, or stages decimated with Trevor at the helm. I hope he knew how much he was loved the world over.

Rest in peace Trevor 💔

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Drummer Alan Cassidy tweeted:

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