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Maideneer
08-11-2011, 08:25 PM
This destroyed my day...

http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=161881

According to TMZ.com former WARRANT singer Jani Lane was found dead at a hotel in Los Angeles Thursday evening (August 11). He was 47 years old.

Lane's body was discovered at the Comfort Inn hotel in Woodland Hills, California. So far, no official cause of death has been released.

In February, Lane canceled all of his previously announced solo tour dates two days before the first show was due to take place. No explanation was offered for the cancelation.

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BloodoftheKings
08-11-2011, 08:32 PM
So I guess Heaven isn't too far away for him anymore *slaps knee*

But seriously R.I.P.

Maideneer
08-11-2011, 08:36 PM
He was one of the nicest most genuine "rock stars" I ever met, ever. He signed all my albums without hesitation, made sure to ask me my first name, just a real good guy with a heart of gold.

It was a running joke that me and my friends knew not to buy tickets to his solo shows because he would just cancel the day before or even the day of (happened about 4 times to my memory).

I'm just really glad I got to see him play a few times.

Blitzkrieg Witchcraft
08-11-2011, 08:57 PM
Never was a fan but RIP, Jani.

Steev
08-11-2011, 09:09 PM
Not really a fan, but I saw what the guy went through in recent years and its heartbreaking that it comes to this

That whole genre has been hurt by substance abuse

rjturtle9
08-11-2011, 09:11 PM
Not shocking at all if you watched videos of him performing when he got back with Warrant, but still sad. R.I.P.

300%_Density
08-11-2011, 09:15 PM
41 is still too young regardless. RIP

Magson13
08-11-2011, 09:16 PM
Damn. I almost got tt see him perform with Warrant just before he left the band.... But Billy Idol was playing at the same time further down the beach, so I went with him. Had I known this would happen, and that he would've left Warrant shortly after that night, I would've went to see Warrant instead...

Travis The Dragon
08-11-2011, 09:33 PM
Damn! :( RIP

mankvill
08-11-2011, 09:34 PM
Kinda sucks. RIP

HackedUpForBBQ
08-11-2011, 10:04 PM
Terrible news, RIP my man..... another hair metal OG is dead and gone

Thrasher-NY
08-11-2011, 10:08 PM
RIP Drugs and alcohol are taking too many people down!

moobys37
08-12-2011, 12:12 AM
So I guess Heaven isn't too far away for him anymore *slaps knee*

Are you trying to make a grown man cry?

converge241
08-12-2011, 04:55 AM
Was playing my fav album of theirs on way into work today "Dog Eat Dog"

Bands ive seen live with singers now dead:
Warrant
Type O Negative
Nirvana
Ramones
God Lives Underwater
Buttrumpet
Anal Cunt

mastodon421
08-12-2011, 04:58 AM
I wasn't a fan, but RIP. He died too young.

sleepstalking
08-12-2011, 09:28 AM
Major Bummer!
I was a big fan of these guys when I was in middle school...loved "Cherry Pie" and "Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinkin' Rich."

dcmetal108
08-12-2011, 10:38 AM
Are you trying to make a grown man cry?

Its terrible that I laughed at what he said.

But in all seriousness RIP.