We Came As Romans vocalist Kyle Pavone dead at 28

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Kyle Pavone, frontman for We Came As Romans, has died at the age of 28.

The news came from the band’s official Twitter account earlier today (August 25), in which they pay tribute to their late friend.

“Kyle's tragic loss came too early in his life and those of his bandmates,” reads the We Came As Romans’ Twitter statement. “All are devastated by his passing. We will miss his smiles, his sincerity, his concern for others, and his impressive musical talent.”

The band also say they will be arranging a way for fans to make charitable donations next week.

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No information into the cause or circumstances of Kyle’s death have been made public.

We Came As Romans released their fifth album Cold Like War in November last year.

Luke Morton joined Metal Hammer as Online Editor in 2014, having previously worked as News Editor at popular (but now sadly defunct) alternative lifestyle magazine, Front. As well as helming the Metal Hammer website for the four years that followed, Luke also helped relaunch the Metal Hammer podcast in early 2018, producing, scripting and presenting the relaunched show during its early days. He also wrote regular features for the magazine, including a 2018 cover feature for his very favourite band in the world, Slipknot, discussing their turbulent 2008 album, All Hope Is Gone.