Bret Hoffman, ehemalige Shouter von Malevolent Creation, bei dem vor einigen Monaten Krebs diagnostiziert wurde, verstarb leider am 07. Juli.

Er wurde 51 Jahre alt. Seine Ehefrau Kimberley Karan Hoffman hatte die Message auf Facebook veröffentlicht:

"Today is the saddest day of my life. I just lost my soulmate, the love of my (life). My best friend has passed away. I will always love (you), RIP, my love."

 

Malevolent Creation guitarist Phillip Fasciana commented on the passing: "Can't believe my best friend/brother has passed away! 40 years of friendship and 30 years of playing music together. There will never be ever anyone I loved more than Bret Hoffmann and writing music and traveling the world with. He was truly the best friend I ever had and will miss him deeply. R.I.P. my brother!!!!!"