We at Epiphone are saddened to report that there has been a tragic loss today. Epi band Bayside was in a terrible accident this morning while driving to a concert on the “Never Sleep Again” Tour, which includes their friends and label mates Hawthorne Heights, Silverstein and Aiden. Drummer John “Beatz” Holohan was killed when the van they were traveling in flipped after hitting a patch of ice outside of Cheyenne, Wyoming. Bass player Nick Ghanbarian was also seriously injured. Singer Anthony Raneri and Guitarist Jack O'Shea have thankfully been discharged from the hospital but members of the band’s crew also remain hospitalized. All shows on the NSA tour are cancelled through San Francisco, possibly more to be announced later.

Our hearts and prayers are with John’s family, friends and fans. Donations can be made via Paypal to the John Holohan Bayside Memorial Fund: HERE.


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