Members of the Metal Community React to the Death of George Michael


ecause 2016 didn’t already suck bad enough, pop legend George Michael has passed away at age fifty-three. Below, some reactions from members of the metal community… we’ll continue to update this post as the list grows.

Alex Skolnick (Testament):

Corey Taylor (Slipknot):

Paul Stanley (KISS):

Dave Mustaine (Megadeth):

Mark Holcomb (Periphery):

Frank Bello (Anthrax):

Mick McKenzie (The Red Chord):


Troy McLawhorn (Evanescence):

Dez Fafara (DevilDriver):


Paolo Gregoletto (Trivium):

Butch Walker:


Michael Starr (Steel Panther):

Mike Portnoy (Winery Dogs, ex-Dream Theater):

Living Colour:

Vernon Reid (Living Colour):

Doc Coyle (Vagus Nerve, ex-God Forbid):

Eddie Trunk (radio personality):

Fred Durst (Limp Bizkit):


Michael Sweet (Stryper):

Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, Prophets of Rage):

Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree):

Digby Pearson (Earache Records):

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