Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas announced on their official website that bassist Kei sadly passed away due to acute heart failure. The unfortunate event happened at his home at midnight on January 12. The news was kept hidden from the public eye until January 15, when the band members and their families held the funeral.
The band states they will continue their activities but their untitled upcoming album has now been postponed to an undetermined date, it was originally set for March 27. The band also canceled their domestic tour which was planned to be scheduled for this spring between April and June.
From the staff at JROCK NEWS would like to share our most sincere condolences to Kei’s family, friends, and fans affected by his loss.