In Memoriam: Brent Young

Trivium with Brent Young

More sad news to share: Former Trivium bassist Brent Young has died of undisclosed causes. He was 37 years old. The news was shared on the band’s Facebook page.

“We have just been given word on the passing of one of the early members of Trivium, Brent Young,” they wrote. “We did our first USA tour and a mini European run together along with the Blue Demo and ‘Ember to Inferno’. Nothing but amazing memories. Our hearts and condolences go out to all of Brent’s family and friends. RIP Brent.”

Young was in Trivium from 2001 to 2004 and was replaced by the group’s current bassist, Paolo Gregoletto. In recent years, he had joined his former Trivium drummer Travis Smith to form BlackNova.

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Brent Young.

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  1. Vinny Sansone

    Suck a loss at that age. Should have had many more years of personal and artistic life left. RIP.