Oli Herbert, lead guitarist and co-founder of All That Remains, dead at 44.

Oli Herbert, lead guitarist and co-founder of All That Remains, dead at 44.

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Metal fans are mourning the loss of Oli Herbert, lead guitarist and co-founder of the metal band All That Remains, who died suddenly. He was 44.

Confirming Herbert's passing on their Instagram page, All That Remains stated, "We were devastated to learn that Oli Herbert, our friend, guitar player, and founding member of All That Remains, has passed away. Oli was an incredibly talented guitarist and songwriter who defined Rock and Metal from the Northeast. His impact on the genres and our lives will continue indefinitely."

Details regarding the cause of death have yet to be released. On their Instagram posting, All That Remains continued, "The band and family request that you please respect their privacy and remember Oli by celebrating the great music he made."

Herbert, along with founding members guitarist Chris Bartlett, bassist Dan Egan, drummer Michael Bartlett and vocalist Philip Labonte, formed All That Remains in 1998 in Springfield, MA, with their debut album Behind Silence and Solitude, released in March 2002. Their latest album Victim of the New Disease will be released on Nov 9 via Razor & Tie.

Currently, All That Remains is scheduled to start their tour in Southampton, England on Dec. 1.  No word on whether Herbert's passing will affect this.