Original OMEN Vocalist J.D. KIMBALL Passes Away

J.D. Kimball, the former lead singer of OMEN, passed away on October 3 after a three-year battle with cancer. OMEN guitarist Kenny Powell had these words to say about his former bandmate: "He was a great writer, one of the true innovators in the early years of power metal. I am extremely proud of the records that we did together, 'Battle Cry', 'Warning of Danger', 'Nightmares' and 'The Curse'. I hope everyone will remember J.D. for all of his truly great contributions to the world of heavy metal. My condolences go out to his family and friends. Sincerely, Kenny Powell."

Kimball's family has set up an e-mail account for fans who would like to express their condolences: [email protected]


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