Members of the Metal Community React to the Death of Prince
The whole world is reeling from the loss of rock n’ roll icon, Prince. Below, some reactions from members of the metal community… we’ll continue to update this post as the list grows.
— MEGA-GEEK MELTDOWN!! (@CoreyTaylorRock) April 21, 2016
I just heard Prince has left us…omg
— Charlie Benante (@skisum) April 21, 2016
Prince. What a bummer. It seems fake.
— Stix Zadinia (@Stixzadinia) April 21, 2016
Now Prince…..?? This year has been absolutely BRUTAL! Prince, Bowie, Frey, Emerson, Kantner, Bain, Martin, Shandling….Carpe Diem everyone! 💜
— Mike Portnoy (@MikePortnoy) April 21, 2016
between prince and bowie it's obvious the aliens were like "we have to get our messengers out of there before the election or it's too late"
— keith buckley (@deathoftheparty) April 21, 2016
So sad to hear of Prince's passing; one of the greatest musical talents of my lifetime. Maybe of the 20th century. RIP.
— Slash (@Slash) April 21, 2016
@prince ??? Wtf????
— Billy Biohazard (@billybiohazard) April 21, 2016
What do we do now? PRINCE. No. I hope you weren't in much pain…your music saved me time and again.
— Duff McKagan (@DuffMcKagan) April 21, 2016
McKagan has also written a long piece about Prince for Seattle Weekly, which you can read here.
RIP Prince… Another amazing talent has left us- so sad ..
— FrankBello (@TheFrankBello) April 21, 2016
We have lost one of the most genius musicians and guitarists of a generation. R.I.P. Prince
— Oli Herbert (@OliHerbert4Real) April 21, 2016
Damn, RIP The artist formerly known as #Prince
— Ryan Knight (@RyanKguitar) April 21, 2016
I'm growing very tired of writing mini eulogies for some of my favorite artists. RIP @prince – an absolute genius gone much too soon.
— Ryan Clark (@RyanClarkDH) April 21, 2016
Im sooooo very sad right now… PRINCE can't die.
— ICE T (@FINALLEVEL) April 21, 2016
Rest in Power Prince
— XIBALBA (@XibalbaCA) April 21, 2016
PRINCE – 1958 – 2O16 – Such an Amazing,Undeniable Talent – GOD BLESS – tBLSt SDMF pic.twitter.com/7ckEL3zOne
— Zakk Wylde (@ZakkWyldeBLS) April 21, 2016
— Tom Morello (@tmorello) April 21, 2016
PRINCE, sad to say, has passed on!!! He was a Giant. My deep condolences go out to his family, friends and fans.
— Gene Simmons (@genesimmons) April 21, 2016
THIS is a profound, profound loss… RIP PRINCE pic.twitter.com/0nssheroWn
— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) April 21, 2016
I was working a soul crushing job. Little Red Corvette came on the little radio they let me have. I can NOT describe the Ray Of Hope it lit!
— Vernon Reid (@vurnt22) April 21, 2016
— BROKEN HOPE (@BROKENHOPEBAND) April 21, 2016
RIP @Prince-Your talent is immeasurable & you will be sorely missed. May God Bless your soul. Prayers & thoughts to family, friends & fans.
— MichaelSweet Stryper (@michaelhsweet) April 21, 2016
Wow….I really can't believe Prince is gone. A huge influence on me as a musician. This is a… https://t.co/UGzzO1btok
— Robert Caggiano (@RobCaggiano) April 21, 2016
RIP PRINCE..ONE OF THE SADDEST DAY’S TO SAY THE LEAST. HE WAS THE TRUE DEFINITION OF A REAL ARTIST. pic.twitter.com/wt3wA6NHe0
— ❌ Nikki Sixx ❌ (@NikkiSixx) April 21, 2016
So sad to hear of Princes passing. A true artist and incredibly underrated and overlooked guitar player
— Richie Faulkner (@RichieFaulkner) April 21, 2016
The would doesn't make sense without Prince. Fuck this news.
— Doc Coyle (@DocCoyle) April 21, 2016
PRINCE. fuck. Genius musician. Insane guitar player. Brilliant songwriter.
— Mark Hunter (@chimairamark) April 21, 2016
— Volumes (@Volumesband) April 21, 2016
#ripprince way too soon.
— Brian Slagel (@brianslagel) April 21, 2016