The Black Dahlia Murder Singer, Trevor Strnad, Has Passed Away

Stefan Bollmann, Attribution, via Wikimedia Commons
Published on:

The Black Dahlia Murder singer, Trevor Strnad, has passed away. He was 41 years old at the time of his passing.

News of Trevor’s passing comes from the band as of today. The Black Dahlia Murder have provided a statement via their social media accounts. Among their statement is the mentioning of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Per the statement provided by The Black Dahlia Murder social media accounts:

“It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Trevor Scott Strnad. Beloved son, brother, and Shepard of good times, he was loved by all that met him. A walking encyclopedia of all things music. He was a hugger, a writer, and truly one of the world’s greatest entertainers. His lyrics provided the world with stories and spells and horror and whimsy. It was his life to be your show. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

You can find the band’s official posting of their statement below.


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by The Black Dahlia Murder (@theblackdahliamurder_official)

This is absolutely horrific. Trevor was so young. Our hearts go out to the band and all of Trevor’s family, friends, and loved ones.

Trevor, thank you for your art, humor, and good heart. You did so much to help out up and coming metal bands – you always looked out for the little guys. You lived and breathed metal and you will always be remembered for the passion and good you brought into our metal community. May you Rest In Peace.

Trevor Strnad is one of the founding members of The Black Dahlia Murder, having formed the band in 2001. The band released their debut studio album Unhallowed in 2003. Over the course of Trevor’s career, the band would go on to release a total of nine studio albums. The most recent studio album to come from The Black Dahlia Murder is that of their 2020 album, Verminous.


Words by: Michael Pementel