Riley Gale, who is best known as the vocalist of the thrash metal band Power Trip has died on Monday night August 24, 2020. However, the cause of death was not disclosed publicly. He was only 34 years old.
The sad information was shared by Riley's band members in a statement on their official Facebook page.
“It is with the greatest of sadness we must announce that our lead singer and brother Riley Gale passed away last night.”
“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. If you have a memory of Riley please share it, no matter how small, as we remember him.”
Riley helped brought the band together in 2008, they have released two full-length studio albums, two EPs, and one compilation album.
Metalheads paid homage to Riley Gale after his death was announced:
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We extend our deepest condolences to the whole Power Trip team and Riley's friends, families, and fans around the globe.