NewsSeptember 14, 2006 12:46 PM ET12,158 views

Former Hatebreed guitarist passes away

Former Hatebreed guitarist Lou "Boulder" Richards reportedly passed away earlier this week. Specific details have yet to be disclosed. Richards appeared on the group's "Satisfaction Is The Death Of Desire" and "Perseverance" before leaving the band in May of 2002 (original news here). Update: Hatebreed has issued the following statement: "As many of you may have heard, and we were sorry to learn, our former guitar player Lou 'Boulder' Richards passed away yesterday. It is very unfortunate that he could not see any other way to conquer his demons. We hope he has finally found some peace. Our hearts go out to Vera and his family and friends."

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