Published Mar 08, 2016Legendary Pacific Northwest punk act Dead Moon have lost a key member, as drummer Andrew Loomis has passed away.
The news was confirmed on Twitter via Pierced Arrows, the current group run by Dead Moon's Fred and Toody Cole.
While Loomis' exact cause of death wasn't specified, his long battle with lymphoma was documented since last year. He was forced to cut a Dead Moon tour short in May, and a GoFundMe was launched to help with his medical bills in August.
Dead Moon originally existed from 1987 to 2006, later reuniting in 2014. For their entire existence, the band was made up of Fred and Toody Cole alongside Andrew Loomis. While the band was on hiatus, Loomis also played drums in the Shiny Things.