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Former Deadlock Drummer Tobias Graf Dead At 35, Label Announces

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Lifeforce Records has issued the following brief statement:

"Today we come to you with very sad news, long time dear friend Tobias Graf and founding member of Deadlock passed away at the age of 35. We can hardly express the sadness in our hearts and we wish his family all possible strength in these dark hours. Farewell Tobi and may you have a safe journey!"

The cause of death was not specified. Graf co-founded German melodic/symphonic death metal group Deadlock in 1997. He left the band in April of this year. Deadlock's multi-disc collection of re-recordings, "The Re-Arrival," was released on August 15th and is available now through Lifeforce.

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1. CROMCarl writes:

Sad.....this sucks.

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2. OverkillExposure writes:

A real bummer. I remember spinning Earth.Revolt on a road trip last year and thinking, "This guy is really underrated."

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