British band members drown on tour
Published 22/01/2010 | 17:38
Two members of British heavy metal band After Death have drowned on tour in Brazil.
The body of 21-year-old guitarist Leon Villalba washed ashore shortly after he was seen struggling in heavy waves on a beach in Sergipe state.
Bass player Tim Kennelly, 18, who was with him in the water is missing and police say he too has drowned.
After Death had just begun a 23-date tour in Brazil.
Miguel Freitas, managing director of the band's label Death Toll records, confirmed the drowning.