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Eddie Sutton Of Leeway

Leeway’s Eddie Sutton Has Passed Away


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Eddie Sutton (aka Eddie Leeway), vocalist of influential NY crossover band Leeway, has passed away. Late last month Sutton entered hospice care after a valiant battle against lung cancer that included participating in a clinical trial to try to beat back the disease.

In a statement shared today, April 20th, word of Eddie‘s unfortunate passing yesterday, April 19th, was shared via the following statement:

“Edward Anthony Pomponio
Passed 4/19/24 peacefully in his sleep.
We would like to invite all his extended family to come say good bye to our son and brother.

The wake will be held
Tuesday, 4/23/24
at Farenga Funeral Home
3808 Ditmars Blvd
Astoria, Queens NY 11105

From 3pm-8pm”

Tributes from across the hardcore scene have been pouring in for Eddie on the below Instagram post, with Sick Of It All, Jorge “Hoya Roc” Guerra (ex-Madball), Toby Morse (H2O) and numerous others sharing tributes to the late musician.

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