Former drummer Rob Clayton died on 19 April 1992 in a car accident in which he was beheaded. He was driving on I-65 in Alabama, when a drunk driver crossed the grass median and was driving on the wrong side of the road, and hit him head on. He was in the band called Jody Grind at the time, and was coming home to Atlanta after a gig in Pensacola, FL. In the van with him that also died were the Jody Grind's opening act, "Deacon Lunchbox", and bass player Robert Hayes.
All three died instantly. The drunk driver lived, and served 2 1/2 years in jail for his crime. Another former drummer Ronnie Appoldt was shot to death in a drug deal in Los Angeles in 1985. In early 2004 Hallows Eve reunited by founding guitarist Tommy Stewart and included vocalist Steve Cannon.
In May 2004 Steve was kicked out of the band and replaced by original vocalist Steve "Skully" Shoemaker (a.k.a. Skellator). A CD was released titled "Evil Never Dies" in 2005. A 4-disc best of compilation called "History Of Terror" was released in 2006.
The band returned to the studio to record their lastest album "The Never-Ending Sleep" in 2008. Current Line-Up: Tommy Stewart - Vocals (2004-2007), Bass (1983-present) Stacy Andersen - Vocals (1983-1988, 2007-present) Doyle Bright - Guitar (2007-present) Evan Bartelson - Guitar (2009-present) Jim Gorman - Drums (2007-present) Former Members: Vocals: Reggie Rufin (1990-1991) Jeff Kiney (1992-1993) Steve Cannon (2004) Guitar: David Stuart (1983-1990) Pete Palumbo (1991-1993) Dwayne Monk (2004) Steve "Skellator" Shoemaker (a.k.a. Skullator or Skully) - Vocals (2004-2006), Guitar (1983-1985, 2004-2006) Sean Vinson (2006) Brandon Ottinger (2004-2005, 2006-2007) Jon Kilgore (2006-2007) Chris Abbamonte (2007-2009) Drums: Tym Helton (1983-1984, 1985-1987) Ronny Appoldt (1984-1985) Rob Clayton (R.I.P.) (car accident 19 April 1992) (1987-1988) Tom Knight (1988-1989) Paul Kopchinski (1988) Tod Pack (1988) Steve Hofer (1992-1993) Derek McQuithy (1993) Michael Shawn Anderson (1990-1992, 2005) Dane Jensen (2004-2007) Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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