Gabe Serbian, drummer for San Diego noise merchants The Locust, has passed away at the age of 44.

Confirming the news on their Facebook page, the band posted:

It’s with heavy hearts that we have to share the passing of Gabe Serbian on April 30th, 2022. This world will miss Gabe as a friend, family member, musician, and artist. He will continue to live on in so many ways and through everyone he has connected with during his time with us. May 1st is his birthday, and we hope that you can find a way to celebrate his life. During this difficult time we ask that you give Gabe’s family privacy.

As well as being known for his work with The Locust, Gabe’s career also saw him perform with Cattle Decapitation, Dead Cross, Holy Molar, Le Butcherettes, Rats Eyes, Wet Lungs, and Zu.

The band also shared a GoFundMe link with all proceeds going to Gabe’s family.

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I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.