Woods of Ypres Frontman David Gold Dies at Age 31

According to noisecreep.com, David Gold, frontman of Canadian metal band Woods of Ypres, died on December 22, 2011 in a car accident in Barrie, Ontario. Woods of Ypres formed in 2000 and released four albums on Krankenhaus Records before signing to Earache in 2010. Earache Records released the following statement on their website on December 23:

“We’ve just heard that David Gold of Woods of Ypres passed away last night in an accident near Barrie, ON, Canada. From all of us at Earache, our deepest sympathies to your family, bandmates and friends. We are all devastated, such a terrible waste of talent. R.I.P. David.”

The band’s first album for the label was planned to be released in 2012. Very sad news. RIP and CHEERS.

Written by Destrukto. Original content here: Canadian Music News

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Destrukto is a musician, songwriter and producer from Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada with college diplomas in both business and computers. Destrukto has spent well over 10 years playing in, recording and promoting Canadian bands.