Earlier in January, the youngest musician to die was Craig Strickland, of Backroad Anthem, he was 29. He went out duck hunting with a friend in a middle of a blizzard... both died to hypothermia.
In February, we got a couple of young people’s deaths, Alt Press passed along a note that Valleys’ Mikey Clement died in a car accident at the age of 23 on the morning of February 5th.
The official statement mentioned that they had to cancel their February 10th show, but will go ahead with their planned album release party for Experiment One: Asylum:
She was in a recording session on Friday and was meant to come in on Saturday... but she never showed up. After repeated calls went unanswered, her mother went to her apartment and found her dead in her bed. Manoramaonline.com reported that she probably died due to “epileptic seizures”... but official autopsy report said cardiac arrest, according thenewsminute.com.
For updated list, head over to Musicians who died in 2016.