Public Memorial Service For All That Remains Guitarist Oli Herbert Canceled
A public memorial service for Oli Herbert, a founding member and lead guitarist of metal band ALL THAT REMAINS, has been canceled.
Earlier this week, it was announced that the event would be held on Sunday, November 11 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Worcester Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts.
The memorial service was due to be live-streamed on the official Oli Herbert Facebook page beginning at 2:15 p.m. But a new post on the page says the event has been called off.
The statement reads: "The public memorial service for Oli Herbert scheduled for Sunday, November 11, has been cancelled. No additional information is available at this time."
Herbert was found dead on October 16 near his home in Connecticut. He was 44 years old.
According to TMZ, police were dispatched to Oli's Stafford Springs residence after someone reported him missing. Cops searched the area and found Oli in a nearby pond.
Police sources say the death does not appear to be suspicious, but an autopsy needs to be performed to confirm the cause and manner of death. The Connecticut medical examiner is investigating.
The Herbert family publicist confirmed Oli passed away "unexpectedly as a result of an accident which occurred on the property of his home."
Herbert began playing guitar at 14. He co-founded ALL THAT REMAINS with frontman Phil Labonte in 1998.
ALL THAT REMAINS has released eight studio albums, a live CD/DVD, and has sold more than one million records worldwide. The band's new LP, "Victim Of The New Disease", will arrive on November 9.
Herbert married his wife, Beth, in 2004.
**IMPORTANT NOTICE - Wednesday, November 7th at 9:30 pm, ET: The public Memorial Service for Oli Herbert scheduled for...Posted by The OFFICIAL Oli Herbert Page on Wednesday, November 7, 2018
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