In 2009 following fantastic servants of metal were lost in action.

Howard Portnoy
The American musician of Dream Theater died of cancer

Jan 4th, 2009
Henrik "Yperite" Jonsson
The Swedish musician of Defiler, Lifelover  died of suicide

Jan 4th, 2009
Corey James Daum
The American mucisian of Lizzy Borden died in a car accident

Jan 24th, 2009
Miika Tenkula
The Finish musician of Sentenced died of heart failiure

Feb 18th, 2009
Joonas Jubilator
The Finnish mucisian of Damnations Pride died of unknown causes

Bob "Boppin' Bob" Jones
The British mucisian of Bolt Thrower died of cancer

Apr 22nd, 2009
Christian ''Jacke'' Sonesson
The Swedish musician of Deprived, The Autumn Transition, Vanmakt, etc. died
of an occupational injury

Jun 9th, 2009
Barry Beckett
The American musician of Doro died of natural causes

Jun 10th, 2009
Marcel Jacob
The Swedish musician of Yngwie Malmsteen, The Johansson Brothers, Meldrum,
Edge of Forever, W.E..T. etc.  died of suicide

Jul 21st, 2009
Drake Levin
The American musician of Dokken died of cancer

Jul 4th, 2009
Brian Redman
The American musician of 3 Inches of Blood died in a scooter accident

Sep 26th, 2009
Patrik Mårtensson
The Swedish musician of Karnivore, Karneywar, Misteltein died of cancer

Sep 29th, 2009
Mike Alexander
The British mucisian of Evile died of pulmonary embolism

Oct 5th, 2009
Don Ivan Punchatz
The American mucisian of Riot died of caridiac arrest

Oct 22nd, 2009
Lars Klokkerhaug
The Norweegian musician of Darkthrone, Triptykon, Enslaved, etc.  died of
unknown causes

Nov 1st, 2009
Piotr Głuch
The Polish mucisian of Behemoth died of unknown causes

Dec 21st, 2009
The Finnish mucisian of Masokismi, Loinen died of suicide