RILEY GALE Of Thrash Metal Band POWER TRIP Passes Away
Power Trip vocalist Riley Gale has passed away at 34. The announcement was made by the thrash metal band on their official Twitter account, sharing an official statement from his family.
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The cause of death was not revealed in the statement which reads “It is with the greatest of sadness we must announce that our lead singer and brother Riley Gale passed away last night.”
“Riley was a friend, a brother, a son. Riley was both a larger than life rock star and a humble and giving friend. He touched so many lives through his lyrics and through his huge heart. He treated everyone he met as a friend and he always took care of his friends. We will celebrate Riley’s life and never forget the great works of music, charity, and love that he left behind. You, the fans, meant so much to him, please know how special you are. If you have a memory of Riley please share it, no matter how small, as we remember him.”
Last June, Power Trip released the album Live In Seattle: 05.28.2018 under Dark Operative which also shared a statement on Riley's passing.
I will miss you forever, Lil Jumpy Mane. You always facilitated people making new friends everywhere you went and I’m glad you got to be greeted by the same explosion of love wherever you went in this world. Thank you for so many of the best days and nights of my life. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/4XE6c3idAs— Dark Operative (@dark0perative) August 26, 2020