Founding Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo Mourns the Death of His Mom

Founding Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo Mourns the Death of His Mom

Founding Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo Mourns the Death of His Mom

Drummer Dave Lombardo is at the moment mourning the loss of life of his mom, Nicelia Lombardo. Dave is the co-founding Slayer ex-member who now sits behind the drum equipment for the Misfits, Mr. Bungle, Suicidal Tendencies and several other different rock and metallic bands.

As shared by the veteran musician this week, Nicelia died final month at age 89 after experiencing tough last days concerning her well being. But Dave remembered his mother as a brave figurehead, influential mentor and ardent supporter of his musical work.

See the drummer’s tribute to his mom, together with images, down towards the underside of this put up.

On Monday (Jan. 10), Dave mentioned, “On Dec. twenty sixth 2021, my superb mother, Nicelia Irene Lombardo handed away. She was 89 years outdated. Her final days have been met with a lot ache and exhaustion. She was a robust and courageous lady, not simply in the long run, however all through her journey.”

He added, “She was my first fan. Supportive from the very first word. From spoons, pots and pans, to arenas. My favourite producer. Always encouraging my musical endeavors. We will all miss her constructive spirit, jokes and each day cellphone calls. We love you dearly, Mima.”

Before the somber conclusion to his 2021, Dave stored busy final 12 months regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic. His soundtrack to the 2019 Cuban metallic documentary Los Últimos Frikis lastly emerged in North America. And one among his newer bands, the experimental industrial act Satanic Planet, launched a music video for his or her tune “Devil in Me.” He additionally carried out at October’s Aftershock Festival with the Original Misfits.

In 1981, Dave launched Slayer with fellow co-founders Kerry KingTom Araya and the late Jeff Hanneman. Slayer is taken into account one of many “Big Four” thrash metallic acts. They disbanded in 2019 after a farewell tour with late-era drummer Paul Bostaph.

Loudwire needs Dave and his household one of the best throughout this tough time.

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