Published Apr 21, 2020Derek Jones — the guitar player for Falling in Reverse — has died. His passing was confirmed by singer Ronnie Radke tonight. Jones was 35.
Radke paid tribute to his fallen bandmate on Twitter, writing, "I'll never forget when you picked me up from jail in your old tour van to start Falling in Reverse. Your spirit will be interwoven through the music I write forever. Rest in peace Derek Jones. My heart is broken."
As of press time, Jones's cause of death is unclear.
Jones joined the band in 2010 and went on to appear on all four of Falling in Reverse's albums. Previous to his work in the Las Vegas-based group, Jones played in A Smile from the Trenches.
I'll never forget when you picked me up from jail In Your old tour van to start falling in reverse. Your spirit will be interwoven through the music I write forever. Rest In Peace Derek Jones. My heart is broken. pic.twitter.com/6ugnm1MmTm— RonnieRadke (@RonnieRadke) April 21, 2020
Falling in Reverse's last album was 2017's Coming Home.
Stay tuned for more details as they become available.