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Former Trouble, Zoetrope Drummer Passes Away

Barry Stern, who drummed for doom-metal legends Trouble and '80s thrashers Zoetrope, died April 1 in his hometown of Chicago shortly after undergoing hip-replacement surgery. A chapel service was held Tuesday. Stern sang and played drums on Zoetrope's 1985 debut, "Amnesty," and 1987's "A Life of Crime." He left to join Trouble for that band's 1990 self-titled record and also performed on 1992's "Manic Frustration."

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1. bob writes:

who is this guy

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2. nuclearbikeboy writes:

saw zoetrope twice around 86 -87at lamours in brooklyn. great band , nice guys. will be missed by someone old enough to remember them well

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3. zaratan writes:

dont know who he was but it sucks when people die

# Apr 9, 2005 @ 7:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. IBeatUpGoths writes:

ZOETROPE AND TROUBLE SUCK
ZOETROPE AND TROUBLE SUCK
ZOETROPE AND TROUBLE SUCK
ZOETROPE AND TROUBLE SUCK
ZOETROPE AND TROUBLE SUCK
ZOETROPE AND TROUBLE SUCK

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5. corpsemaker999 writes:

those bands rule, you suck, that was some of the best metal out in those days, what were you listening too, metallica? Leave the dead alone you f'ing scumbag.

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6. D writes:

Trouble was awesome. Open your ears and your mind, asshat.

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7. ibeatupthekidwhobeatsupgoths writes:

dude your a straight up ass....someone dies and thats all you could say?

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8. fuckyourgodsandidols writes:

i f***in miss zoetrope ive been looking for those albums on cd for years.I miss combat records.

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9. cyber_-_freak writes:

it sux bad when some one dies like the real singer of drowning pool I miss the band before he past on he had so much more to teach us and now he's gone what could go rong next.....

# Apr 19, 2005 @ 4:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Nosferatu writes:

To f***yourgodsandidols:

I found "Amnesty" at theendrecords.com Zoetrope's "Hardcore Street Metal" is a gem that, unfortunately (fortunately?), slipped through the cracks of the mainstream metal conscience. Check out "Amnesty" (the song) for one of the most pulsating and energizing riffs in metal history.

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11. pj elizalde writes:

f*** you

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12. pj elizalde writes:

f*** you

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13. Schockman writes:

Woah man! This just tripped me out! Was on Rhapsody just checking out some old bands I used to listen to. I lived two aprtment buildings down from Barry. They used to play loud and hard. As a kid I loved it, cause it p***ed off my Mom. Anyway Barry went to Senn High School in Rogers Park (north side of Chicago). I would be about a block behind him going to school and see his hair bounce to his gait. Saw Zoetrope at Warren Park in the very early '80's. Then I found one of their albums (Amnesty) in London when I was in the Air Force. My condolences goes out to his family (my sister and I knew Barry's sister). I see that not everyone liked his music. That's ok because he wouldn't give a sh**! He knew what he was saying. Rock on Barry!

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14. oscar writes:

Two of the best bands to come out and out of CHICAGO. MIdwest has always had some KILLER bands. We stay true to our roots not a FAD. He will be missed by TRUE METALHEADS and OPEN MINDED PEOPLE. Rest in peace BROTHER!!!!!!!!

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