Mário Linhares, singer of the Brazilian power metal band Dark Avenger died on December 22nd, aged 45. Dark Avenger has released four albums until now, the fourth and latest album was “The Beloved Bones: Hell” (independent release, on August 1st, 2017).
The band’s record label, Rockshots Records, stated: “With a heavy heart and deep sadness we must confirm that Dark Avenger’s founder and singer Mario Linhares has passed away yesterday, December 22. The world has lost one of the most talented singer and person, an incredible voice that will last forever in our hearts. It was an honor and a gift to work together, and we were lucky enough to meet and share some unforgettable moments with him, here at Rockshots headquarters. Upon all, he was an incredible person sincerely in love with life and music, generous and kind as rarely happens in business and everyday life. His legacy won’t be forgotten, and we’ll do everything possible to spread it all around as a proof of how rare and immortal his talent was. Our sincere condolences to his family, his beloved wife Désirée and all the guys in Dark Avenger”.
Rest in Peace, Mário.