Original Trivium Bassist Brent Young Has Died

Sad news as word has come down that former Trivium bassist Brent Young has died. No cause of death has been revealed. Young played on their debut album Ember To Inferno and embarked on their first tours of the USA and Europe with them., The news came from Trivium founder Matt Hjeafy on Instagram as he posted a photo with the caption  “We have just been given word on the passing of one of the early members of TRIVIUM, Brent Young. “Having had a couple wonderful years with Brent in the Florida local band scene, doing the Blue demo and ETI together, the very first European mini-tour and first USA tour together – I have nothing but amazing memories of a wonderful person. “Our hearts and condolences go out to all of Brent’s family and friends.”  Young had launched a new band several years ago, Blacknova with former Trivium drummer, Travis Smith. We send our condolences out to Brent’s family and friends.

Smith also posted a remember 

“I will forever remember September 25th at 6:48pm. This is when I received the most saddening, heartbreaking phone call I’ve ever received. My brother and best friend for the past 27 years has past and is no longer with me. “Brent you will forever be missed and loved,” he continued. “I cherish every memory we have together. We shared so many great times and monumental moments in our lives together and I feel we still had so many more to go. You will forever be with me and so many others. “Heaven received a beautiful person yesterday and you will forever be missed. “I love you. Rest In Peace.”