Heartly Condolence! Kyle Pavone, the lead singer of metalcore band We Came as Romans, has died at the age of 28 on Saturday, August 25.
The tragic death of Pavone was announced by the band, who took to Instagram to share a statement on his passing.
The statement reads,
Today music lost another great with the passing of Kyle Pavone of We Came as Romans. 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 others, and his impressive musical talent.
It continues, "The family and the band wish to thank their fans and the music community for all of their love and support as they navigate their grief."
Here's the sad post, check it out.
Today music lost another great with the passing of Kyle Pavone of We Came as Romans. 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 others, and his impressive musical talent. In lieu of flowers, we will be providing information regarding charity donations this coming week. The family and the band wish to thank their fans and the music community for all of their love and support as they navigate their grief. “Will I Be Remembered or Will I Be Lost in Loving Eyes?”
His cause of death is yet to be revealed.
We Came as Romans aka WCAR was founded in 2005 in Troy, Michigan, and it originally went by the name "This Emergency."
Bandmate Joshua Moore also shared a photo of himself and the late vocalist to confirm the tragic news and to pay tribute to him on Instagram, writing, "I love this picture so much because it shows you how I’ll always remember you. The craziest, goofiest, most funny and lovable kid. I miss you so much."
Take a look.
Following the tragic news, plenty of artists, bands and friends took to social media to share their condolences.
Musician Trevor Wentworth tweeted, "Wow. RIP @kylepavone we were just talking a few days ago about writing some music together."
RIP @kylepavone, thankful for your friendship in life and glad we were able to share some truly fun and memorable times together.
I’ll see you on the otherside, Here’s to hoping they’ll have a fresh copy of NHL for us to play together. ??
— Taylor Lumley (@tlums) August 25, 2018
Of Mice & Men vocalist and bassist Aaron Pauley, meanwhile, wrote, "RIP @kylepavone. You were an energy all your own."
RIP @kylepavone. You were an energy all your own.
— Aaron Pauley (@aaronpauley) August 25, 2018
Here're other reactions shared by celebrities, bands and artists on Pavone's death, check them out.
R.I.P Kyle Pavone. My deepest condolences to the WCAR family today, they have been nothing but good to us.
— Aaron Rosa (@IamAaronrosa) August 25, 2018
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
— Alex Lofton « SPHINXX » (@makeoutalex) August 25, 2018
Today the world of music lost a great talent. From the start of this band, and still to this day, We Came As Romans has served as a big influence on all of us. RIP Kyle Pavone. pic.twitter.com/tlp8DC1hLv
— Call It Home (@Callithomeny) August 25, 2018
Saddened by the passing of @kylepavone. I will always remember the big smiles and warm greetings whenever we would run into each other. You will be missed but our memories of great times will live on ??
— CC (@ccbvb) August 25, 2018
— blessthefall (@blessthefall) August 25, 2018
All the love in the world to the Pavone’s and the entire WCAR family. RIP Kyle ?? https://t.co/PvRrhFZlIg
— Like Moths to Flames (@LMTF) August 25, 2018
Truly heartbroken by the news of @wecameasromans Kyle Pavone passing. In the short time I had the pleasure of knowing him he was truly a creative and I loved working with him on our song. Condolences to his friends, family and bandmates. You be missed by so many.
— kayzo (@KayzoMusic) August 25, 2018
Rest In Peace Kyle Pavone!