Bret Hoffmann, former vocalist of death metallers Malevolent Creation, has passed away after a battle with stage 4 colon cancer. He was 51 years old.
Hoffmann was featured as the vocalist for the band on a number of releases during three tenures with the band, including their latest release, 2015’s Dead Man’s Path. He was replaced by Lee Wollenschlaeger in 2017.
His wife announced his passing in a Facebook post.
Today is the saddest day of my life I just lost my soul mate the love of my my best friend has passed away I will always love u Bret Malev Hoffmann RIP my love.
Our condolences to the Malevolent Creation family and fans on their loss.