In Memoriam: Elijah Nelson

Elijah Nelson

Sad news to report today: Elijah Nelson of Seattle death metal band Black Breath has passed away of undisclosed causes. He was 40 years old.

Nelson co-founded Black Breath in 2005 in Bellingham, Washington. The band recorded three albums on Southern Lord Records. Swedish metal band Nasum posted a tribute to Nelson on Facebook calling Nelson the “Cliff Burton of death metal and he will be missed.”

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Elijah Nelson.

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