We Came As Romans singer Kyle Pavone dies aged 28

The singer had fronted the metal core band for 10 years

Kyle Pavone, the singer who fronted metal core band We Came As Romans, has died aged 28.

Confirming news of Pavone’s passing on their Instagram account, the band said they were “devastated” by his untimely passing.

They wrote: “Kyle’s tragic loss came too early in his life and those of his bandmates. All are devastated by his passing.”

“We will miss his smiles, his sincerity, his concern for other, and his impressive musical talent.”

Vocalist Kyle Pavone of We Came As Romans performs at the Vans Warped Tour on June 15, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. Credit – Chelsea Lauren/WireImage/Getty

Forming in 2005, Pavone joined the group in 2008 following the departure of Chris Moore. Pavone became the longest serving vocalist of the band, releasing five studio albums with the group including their most recent,’Cold Like War’ in 2017.

In their statement the group added: “In lieu of flowers, we will be providing information regards charity donations this coming week.”

“The family and the band wish to thank their fans and the music community for all their love and support as they navigate their grief.”

The statement concluded by quoting lyrics from their song ‘Promise Me’: “Will I Be Remembered or Will I Be Lost in Loving Eyes?”

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TMZ have reported that Pavone was taken to hospital in Michigan on August 19th before his death on August 25. No cause of death has yet been confirmed.

Meanwhile, tributes for the late singer have flooded social media. Pavone’s band mate Joshua Moore shared a photo of Pavone on Instagram and described him as: “The craziest, goofiest, most fun and lovable kid. I miss you so much.”

A friend of the late singer, Alex Lofton, tweeted: ‘RIP Kyle Pavone you will be missed. I remember you taking me on the bus and playing me the UWWGTB first mixes. Sad day in music, thoughts go out to the family and the rest of the dudes.’

You can read some more of the many tributes to Pavone below:

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