Riley Gale, Lead Singer of Texas thrash metal band Power Trip, Dies at 34

Riley Gale, the singer for Dallas, Texas whip metal band Power Trip, kicked the bucket Monday, his family affirmed in an announcement. He was 34. The reason for death has not been openly uncovered.

“It is with greatest of sadness we must announce that our lead singer and brother Riley Gale passed away last night,” the group of Gale wrote in an announcement shared on Power Trip’s Twitter. “Riley was a friend, a brother, a son. Riley was both a larger than life rock star and a humble and giving friend.

“He touched so many lives through his lyrics and through his huge heart. He treated everyone he met as a friend and he always took care of his friends. We will celebrate Riley’s life and never forget the great works of music, charity, and love that he left behind. You, the fans, meant so much to him, please know how special you are.” In the announcement, the family likewise welcomed fans to share their recollections.

Shaped in 2008, the band delivered two full-length collections on Southern Lord, 2013’s Manifest Decimation and 2017’s Nightmare Logic. The last made Rolling Stone’s “20 Best Albums of 2017,” which was noted for “frontman Riley Gale’s ferociously flabbergasted bark: Rather than trading in straight-up rage, he delivers lines like ‘You’re waiting around to die/And I can’t fucking stand it!’ with something approaching bewildered indignation.”

In 2018 they delivered the accumulation collection Opening Fire: 2008-2014, with Live in Seattle 05.28.2018 coming out prior this year. Storm additionally showed up on Body Count’s “Point the Finger” from Carnivore. “I’m devastated, ” Body Count frontman Ice-T tweeted. “Still don’t know how… I’m speechless.”

A burial service and appearance courses of action are pending.