All That Remains founding guitarist Oli Herbert has died

Horrible news has come out this morning that All That Remains founding lead guitarist Oli Herbert has passed away. The devastating news was shared by the band via Facebook who stated:

We were devastated to learn that Oli Herbert, our friend, guitar player, and founding member of All That Remains, has passed away. Oli was an incredibly talented guitarist and song writer who defined Rock and Metal from the Northeast. His impact on the genres and our lives will continue indefinitely. No further details are available at this time. The band and family request that you please respect their privacy and remember Oli by celebrating the great music he made.

Oli was only 44 years old. The band were gearing up to release their ninth studio album Victim of the New Disease on November 9th. It’s unclear what caused his death as it is still early stages. His wife, Beth, issued her own statement on his various social media accounts saying:

Hello everyone this is Beth, Oli’s widow. Thank you all for the kind thoughts and words. I don’t want to go into what happened until we have a complete picture, but as soon as we do there will be a statement from the family on this page. In the meantime, please respect our privacy as there are still relatives being informed of Oli’s passing. Thank you.

Thank you all for your messages and comments surrounding the news of Oli’s sudden passing. No details are available at this time, a formal statement from the family will be released within the next few days.

Absolutely heartwrenching stuff to see. Fans and Musicians have expressed their condolences for the metal man

We’ll keep you updated on this developing news. Our thoughts are with the band, Oli’s family, friends and fans…

If this news has affected you in any way, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636 or find your closest Suicide Prevention/Crisis Support Organisation on Google…

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