Earache Records has reported that David Gold, frontman of Canadian doom metal band WOODS OF YPRES, was killed in a car accident last night. He was 31 years old.
Woods of Ypres was formed in 2002 by David Gold, Aaron Palmer and Brian McManus. The band signed a deal with Earache records in 2010 and their forthcoming new album, "Woods 5: Grey Skies & Electric Light," which was recorded with producer Siegfried Meier at Beach Road Studios in Ontario, Canada, and was mixed by U.K. producer John Fryer (NINE INCH NAILS, PARADISE LOST), is due out on February 13th, 2012. The band has been previewing new material from this album.
Metalunderground.com last spoke with David in October 2010. You can read that interview here.