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TWISTED SISTER – Drummer AJ Pero Dead At 55


Den Headz, sad news to report. TWISTED SISTER drummer AJ Pero has passed away at the age of 55. Reportedly he was found unresponsive on his tour bus. Here is the official word from the band:

“The members of Twisted Sister are profoundly saddened to announce the untimely passing of our brother, AJ Pero. The band, crew and most importantly the family of AJ Pero thank you for your thoughts and prayers at this time.”

AJ was on tour with his other band, Adrenaline Mob, who were first to report on the death of Pero. The post on the band’s Facebook page reports that Pero died in his sleep on the bus this morning after the band’s show in Clarksville, Tennessee. The post shows the final picture the band took with the fallen drummer (shown here, the cause of death has not been revealed.

The post reads: “We write this with tears in our eyes & our hearts broken to pieces.. our beloved brother AJ Pero peacefully passed away in his sleep this morning on the bus. We are in complete shock & our hearts & prayers go out to his family. It has been nothing short of an honor to have shared the stage with such a beautiful soul & legend! We love you AJ, rest in peace.

“We will cherish this last picture we all took together on tour forever! What a great night we had… we’ll miss you buddy!”

TMD sends out our condolences to AJ’s family, bandmates, friends, and fans all over the world. You will be missed!