WE CAME AS ROMANS Singer KYLE PAVONE Dead At 28

WE CAME AS ROMANS Singer KYLE PAVONE Dead At 28

Kyle Pavone, vocalist for the Michigan metalcore act WE CAME AS ROMANS, has died. He was only 28 years old.

Pavone's passing was revealed by his bandmates, who wrote in a statement: "Today, music lost another great with the passing of Kyle Pavone of WE CAME AS ROMANS. Kyle's tragic loss came too early in his life and those of his bandmates. All are devastated by his passing. We will miss his smiles, his sincerity, his concern for others, and his impressive musical talent.

"In lieu of flowers, we will provide information regarding charity donations this coming week.

"The family and the band wish to thank their fans and the music community for all of their love and support as they navigate their grief."

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According to TMZ, Kyle was transported to a Michigan hospital last Sunday (August 19) and pronounced dead six days later, the morning of Saturday, August 25.

A cause of death for Pavone is pending a toxicology report, according to TMZ.

Bandmate Joshua Moore commented on the news on Instagram, sharing a picture of him and Pavone.

"I love this picture so much because it shows you how I'll always remember you," he captioned the image. "The craziest, goofiest, most funny and lovable kid. I miss you so much."

WE CAME AS ROMANS' fifth album, "Cold Like War", was released last October through SharpTone Records.

One week ago, Pavone tweeted, "Will i be remembered or will i be lost in loving eyes," a lyric from the song "Promise Me" from "Cold Like War".

Pavone joined WE CAME AS ROMANS in 2008 as vocalist and keyboardist and appeared on all five of the band's albums. Their 2013 LP, "Tracing Back Roots", peaked at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 chart.

WE CAME AS ROMANS was scheduled to embark on a U.S. tour in September as the support act for BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE.



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