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Savatage Comments On Deceased Guitarist Criss Olivia

Florida metallers Savatage have issued the following statement about asking fans to take a moment to remember their former guitarist Criss Olivia, who was killed in a car accident 16 years ago today:

"Sava fans,

"As most of you know, on October 17, 1993, the members of Savatage lost a brother, many people lost a friend, and the world lost a truly gifted musician. Please spare a thought for Criss Oliva and those who loved him today... may he rest in peace here, and rock hard with the angels up there!"

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Hellion's avatar

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1. Hellion writes:

Great man, is missed in the metal world.

# Oct 17, 2009 @ 1:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. wilco writes:

damm that long all ready
he is missed indeed on of the ax man in the metal world
rip chris

# Oct 17, 2009 @ 2:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. psythe writes:

Nice sentiments - I concur :)

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