Earlier this week the word got out that Extreme Noise Terror vocalist Phil Vane passed away at the age of 46.
The founding co-vocalist of the British crust punk/grindcore band reportedly passed away last Thursday already (February 17th). Although no official cause of death has yet been released, it is rumored he died in his sleep.
The surviving members of Extreme Noise Terror released the following statement regarding Vane's passing: "The rumors are true. We're sorry to announce that Phil passed away recently. The band will make a full statement soon but for now we need to take the time to come to terms with this terrible loss."