Riley Gale Frontman of thrash band power trip dies age 34

Very sad news to report as Riley Gale, lead singer of Texas thrash metal band Power Trip, has died aged 34. No cause of death has been announced as of yet.

The band released a statement on their social media pages:

Power Trip first formed in 2008 in Dallas, Texas with a lineup consisting of Gale, guitarists Blake Ibanez and Nick Stewart, bassist Chris Whetzel and drummer Marcus Johnson.

There are lots of tributes to Gale on social media, from Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg, Ice T, Machine Head’s Rob Flynn, Trivium’s Matt Heafy, Coheed and Cambria, Anthrax and many more.

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