It's a sad day for metal fans. On October 17 we received the heartbreaking news that Oli herbert, guitarist of All That Remains, had died. The surprising news comes after the 44-year-old musician had just helped his bandmates to finish recording a new album, and enthusiastically shared promotional publications for the album on social networks. While there are minimal details available at this time, his bandmates were able to confirm his death on social networks. As the world of music mourns his death, we share everything you need to know about the deceased musician.
1. Oli had been with the band since its inception.
Oli was co-founder of the Massachusetts metal band. He started the group in 1998 with the former lead singer of Shadows Fall, Phil Labonte, and has appeared on each of the nine albums of the band.
2. I had intelligence behind all that talent.
Oli actually attended music school and earned an associate's degree in classical guitar and jazz, as well as a bachelor's degree in musical composition.
3. The guitarist will appear on the band's next album, Victim of the New Disease.
Before his death, Oli had been hitting the recording studio with his bandmates, and his last LP with the group will be released on November 9.
4. He was close to his bandmates.
Oli's bandmates were shaken by his death and shared a heartbreaking statement with fans about his death. "We were devastated to learn that Oli Herbert, our friend, guitarist and founding member of All That Remains, has passed away, Oli was an incredibly talented guitarist and composer who defined the rock and metal of the Northeast." Its impact on genres and our lives will continue indefinitely, "they wrote on Instagram.
5. Oli started playing the guitar at 14 years of age.
The beginning of Oli's epic career as a guitarist goes back to high school. His first "paid" concert was actually with the Battle of the Bands of his school, on his last day of his senior year. His band won third place, earning $ 25.