LANSING, MI (CelebrityAccess) — Kyle Pavone, the 28-year-old frontman for the metalcore band We Came As Romans, has died.
Pavone’s bandmates confirmed his passing with a post on their social media:
“Today music lost another great with the passing of Kyle Pavone of We Came as Romans. Kyle’s tragic loss came too early in his life and those of his bandmates. All are devastated by his passing. We will miss his smiles, his sincerity, his concern for others, and his impressive musical talent. In lieu of flowers, we will be providing information regarding charity donations this coming week. The family and the band wish to thank their fans and the music community for all of their love and support as they navigate their grief. “Will I Be Remembered or Will I Be Lost in Loving Eyes?””
A cause of death for Pavone was not disclosed, but TMZ reported that he had been transported to a Michigan hospital a full week before his passing.
Metal news site The PRP noted that on the day before Pavone was reported to have been hospitalized, he released a somewhat ominous tweet that was later quoted by the band in their announcement.
Will i be remembered or will i be lost in loving eyes
— • D O N • S O L O • (@kylepavone) August 18, 2018
Pavone joined We Came as Romans in 2008 as vocalist and keyboardist, stepping in for Chris Moore when he exited the group. Pavone recorded five albums with We Came As Romans, including their 2013 release “Tracing Back Roots” which cracked the top ten on the Billboard 200.
The band was slated to provide support for Bullet for My Valentine, starting on Sept. 13th at Harrah’s Voodoo Lounge in Kansas City.
Following the announcement of Pavone’s passing there was an outpouring of grief from fans, friends and colleagues in the metal scene.
— We Came As Romans (@wecameasromans) August 25, 2018