Sunday 23 July 2017

British band members drown on tour

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.

Press Association

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