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Tragic Month for South African Metal and Rock

The South African metal scene mourns the loss of a great artist in the metal community.

Nazar of Warthane

Nazar Berezovsky, lead guitarist of Warthane, tragically died in a car accident in the early hours of the morning on October 8th 2010 on his way home from a gig at the Doors Nightclub.

In the short space of 7 days, not only Nazar but: Pat O’Gorman (Unwritten Friday, Kinky Robot) and Rowan Ferreira (Unlisted) were sadly taken from us, reportedly all due to road accident deaths. Everyone who has heard the news has been left severely affected and it’s extremely heartbreaking that we’ve lost 3 amazingly talented, young men.

We’re still at a loss for words to explain this terrible sequence of events. All we can say is that their legacies will live on through their art and never be forgotten. RIP Pat, Rowan and Nazar.

Our deepest and most sincere condolences to their friends and family.

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1. BoltThrower writes:

Metal Underground has become the Metal Obituary.

# Oct 11, 2010 @ 7:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Jackrum writes:

They are riffing with Dimebag

RIP

# Oct 11, 2010 @ 8:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. brandedcfh420 writes:

dear god, this has been a horrific week for metal!!

\,,/ (*_*) \,,/

R.I.P. to all who have passed on to the spirit world......

# Oct 11, 2010 @ 11:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. zoinks writes:

time to roll out that self-driving Google car in Africa.

# Oct 11, 2010 @ 9:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. hilzzy writes:

more death???

stop dying metal people!!!!!!!

R.I.P to all metal musicians who have died recently

# Oct 12, 2010 @ 3:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Captain_Awesome writes:

Thanks for the comments all. It has been a rough one for SA this year so far. 8 to the death toll in the music industry as a whole. All due to road accidents. Not sure what is happening but heck the government better get onto it to fix the roads or something.

Hopefully the next slot of good news will be Awesome news and not sad news.

A definite RIP to our brothers of Metal world round. Keep safe!

# Oct 12, 2010 @ 9:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Blindgreed1 writes:

Captain... You really ARE awesome. \m/\m/

# Oct 13, 2010 @ 3:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Captain_Awesome writes:

Thanks Blindgreed1 :0) so are you! BTW that stage behind you looks like Tempo's... ?

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