Todd Youth (Fireburn, Ex-Danzig, ex-Agnostic Front, etc.) Passes Away at 47 Years Old
New York hardcore legend Todd Youth (née Todd Schofield) of Fireburn has passed away at 47 years old. Todd spent time in a number of bands including Danzig, Samhain, Agnostic Front, Murphy’s Law, D Generation, Bloodclot and Warzone. No cause of death has been publicly revealed.
Friends, family and contemporaries of Todd’s have been posting tributes on social media today, including his Fireburn bandmate Joseph I (ex-Bad Brains), Hatebreed, Mina Caputa (Life of Agony), Brian Slagel (Metal Blade Records), Matt Fox (Shai Hulud), Roger Miret (Agnostic Front), Sebastian Bach and more. You can read those below.
On behalf of everyone at MetalSucks, we send the best to Todd’s family, friends and bandmates. R.I.P.
— Hatebreed (@hatebreed) October 27, 2018
Love, blessings & a safe journey to Todd Youth. #NYHC
— Mina Caputo (@MinaCaputo) October 27, 2018
Sad to hear of the passing of Todd Youth. Worked with him in Bloodclot and he was a member of tons of influential bands
— Brian Slagel (@brianslagel) October 27, 2018
In honor. Sad loss. RIP Todd Youth. https://t.co/O94OcbP6pR
— Matt Fox/Shai Hulud (@shaihulud) October 27, 2018
Today is a extremely sad day for the NYHC Scene. Our friend, brother and early member of Agnostic Front Todd Youth has passed. This is a very hard time for his immediate family and… https://t.co/Ad8A7lo4cC
— Roger Miret (@rogermiret) October 27, 2018
RIP Todd Youth. We played together in my solo band for one show in Northern California in the Redwoods a couple years ago. Very sad for your family and friends. thanks for the music Todd https://t.co/nAQL9bsbAI
— Sebastian Bach (@sebastianbach) October 27, 2018