The news is shocking and devastating. Metal Church singer, Mike Howe, passed away at the age of 55. The death of the famous Metal Church frontman was revealed by the band itself, which shared the tragic news on its Facebook page, stating that Howe died in his home in Eureka, California. No cause of death has been announced.

The band said in the statement: It is with our deepest regrets that we must announce the passing of our brother, our friend and true legend of heavy metal music. Mike Howe passed away this morning at his home in Eureka, California. We are devastated and at a loss for words. Please respect our privacy and the Howe family’s privacy during this most difficult time". 

Our thoughts are with the family, friends and all the people who were close to Mike.

Rest in Peace, Mike Howe.