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post Oct 6 2009, 10:07 PM
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Michael Alexander - 22.06.77 - 05.10.09

Sadly, just a few days into their European tour with Amon Amarth, Evile's Mike Alexander was suddenly taken ill and rushed to hospital, but tragically passed away in Lulea, Sweden.

Evile members Matt Drake, Ol Drake and Ben Carter have released the following statement:

"This is so hard to find the words to express fully how we feel. We can't believe or accept what's happened. One minute we're talking to our buddy, Mike, the next minute we can never speak to him again.

There's so many things rushing through our heads that we want to say, do and feel. We half expect him to come round the corner and call us 'word removed'. We can't get our heads around it.

It upsets us so much that he was away from his family when this happened, although knowing Mike, we're at least glad he was on tour doing what he loves.

We're lost for words. We all miss him so much already. He was such a headstrong, genuinely nice guy who loved music and his family. We've got so many brilliant memories with him.

Our hearts go out to his daughter, family and friends at this tragic, difficult time.

Mike is much loved and is sorely missed.

Rest in peace, brother."


This feels so unreal... I was going to see Evile live in less than a week..

RIP Mike

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post Oct 6 2009, 10:14 PM
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RIP!
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Somehow it seems Thrash Metal bassists seem to die on tour in sweden!!! sad.gif

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post Oct 6 2009, 10:15 PM
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post Oct 7 2009, 12:16 AM
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RIP Mike, did you see anything on what he may have died from? Terrible indeed. sad.gif


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RIP Mike, did you see anything on what he may have died from? Terrible indeed. sad.gif

Swedish news suspects cerebral hammorage


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post Oct 7 2009, 01:08 AM
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The wording of that press release reminds me all over again, the pain you feel when you suddenly lose someone so close. sad.gif


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RIP, we will miss him...


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Unbelievable. Hard to say something.


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post Oct 8 2009, 02:23 PM
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This is really sad news, i can only imagine how his family and bandmembers must feel like, I have symphaty for them sad.gif


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post Oct 8 2009, 11:12 PM
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Still can't believe this really happened.. Tragic. He just suddenly felt ill and collapsed. All my condolences to his family and Evile.

He is also the second thrashbassist that died on tour here in sweden ohmy.gif


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post Oct 9 2009, 04:32 PM
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Wow...
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