Former Manowar Drummer Dies
One-time Manowar drummer Scott Columbus has died at the age of 54.So far, no cause for this tragedy has been made public.
Columbus was with the band from 1983 to 1991. He returned four years later, but finally left in 2008.
Columbus has recently been working on a new project called Instrumetal.
Last year, Columbus spoke to ClassicRockMagazine.com about his reasons for leaving Manowar. You can read the full story here.
Manowar themselves have just issued the following statement:
“With great sorrow we announce the passing of our brother Scott. A rare talent, equally a rare individual, a father, friend and a brother of metal.
“All the great moments we spent together are burnished in our hearts and memories forever. We know he is in a good place and at peace. He will never be forgotten.”