RIP: Mikio Fujioka (Baby Metal)

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  1. Takk

    Takk SS.org Regular

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    According to his wife, Mikio Fujioka has passed away.

    On Dec 30th 2017, he went to astronomical observation and he fell from high place.
    He went into hospital but on Jan 5th 2018, his physical condition has changed suddenly and he never came back.
    He was 36 years old. When he died, he was surrounded by his two daughters.

    His wife said "to all of his fans and crews, please keep remember and love the man who lived his life in full speed".

    (Sorry for my crappy English)

    https://twitter.com/mikio158cm/status/950673918821462016
    https://twitter.com/mikio158cm/status/950674403313926146
     
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  2. Bloody_Inferno

    Bloody_Inferno Silence is Violence

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    There's barely any info about the cause, but it's announced on his twitter account by his wife. And there's a ton of tributes flooding his facebook page.

    :( Damn that really sucks. The guy was just getting a fair amount of worldwide recognition thanks to Babymetal. He even recently got an ESP signature line too.

    RIP









    EDIT: :ninja:ed
     
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    Aww man. He was an insane jazzy noodler with great Jeff Beck trem usage away from BabyMetal too.
    Had a couple young children too :(

    I think both times I saw them live it was Ohmura and Leda so I missed seeing him.

     
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    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    Aw WTF! How does that even happen!?
     
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    So sad :(

    RIP
     
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    leftyguitarjoe Correct-handed

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    Reports are saying that he fell off an observation tower at a popular stargazing site.
     
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    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    But I mean, how does that even happen!?
     
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    sezna undermotivated

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    :( RIP
     
  10. Bloody_Inferno

    Bloody_Inferno Silence is Violence

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    A friend of mine is speculating suicide. There's also some reports that he wasn't in the greatest state mentally too. It's all still speculation so take it with a grain of salt.

    Really sad news either way.
     
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    I dunno, anything is possible. People fall into zoo enclosures fairly frequently. Suicide wouldn't surprise me though. Seems to be a pretty damn common thing these days.
     

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