Former Metal Blade Europe Label Manager Michael Trengert Passes

September 25, 2013, 6 years ago

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Metal Blade Records has issued the following statement regarding the passing of Michael Trengert, a man that always took care of BW&BK; during his tenure at Nuclear Blast and Metal Blade Records in Europe and Germany's Summer Breeze Festival:

"Two days ago (September 23rd) Michael Trengert passed away. Michael was the longtime label manager of Metal Blade Europe and helped bands like AMON AMARTH, CANNIBAL CORPSE, SIX FEET UNDER, THE CROWN, BRAINSTORM, GOD DETHRONED, NEAERA, VOMITORY, POWERWOLF, PRIMORDIAL and many, many others to release albums, play tours and festivals. To make careers. He´s been close friends with nearly all the bands he worked with and even if they were not on the label anymore, he has always been there for them.

He also helped many individuals to start careers in the music industry and to make a living of what he loved most – Metal! A true believer of the musical extreme, a real friend who was always there when you needed him. An honest character, someone you would listen to since his words always had a meaning.

Michael Trengert.

One in a million.

Loving husband and father.

True friend .

You will be sorely missed by everyone who knew you. We love you and you will forever be in our hearts!"

BW&BK; sends out heartfelt condolences to Michael Trengert and family and friends.

Says BraveWords President/CEO "Metal" Tim Henderson: "We shared some great times in the name of heavy metal and he was one of the gems in the scene. This is a very sad day."

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