Former AGNOSTIC FRONT Bassist ALAN PETERS Dies
Former AGNOSTIC FRONT bassist Alan Peters (second from left in photo above), who played on the legendary hardcore band's 1987 album "Liberty And Justice For..." album, has died. The news of his passing was confirmed by AGNOSTIC FRONT in a social media post on Friday (August 7). The group wrote: "Today was a very sad day. We lost a solid a brother, a good friend, and a past bandmate who was part of the magic and making of our Liberty And Justice For... LP. Alan Peters is no longer with us. We would often see each other here and there mostly in Dallas. Last time he didn’t make the show and we figured we’d catch him a few months later. Sadly that never happened. Our deepest condolences for the Peters family. Alan had deep roots in the Pitsburgh scene and NYHC scene. Rest In Peace my brother, you will not be forgotten..."
According to The Big Takeover, Peters grew up in Ohio and then moved to Pittsburgh. In addition to AGNOSTIC FRONT, he played in CRAWLPAPPY, which put out one EP on Blackout! Records in 1990, and ABSOLUTION, which was described by writer Steven Blush in the book "New York Rock: From The Rise Of The Velvet Underground To The Fall Of CBGB" as "NYHC's late-'80s answer to an early-'80s hardcore band."
Today was a very sad day. We lost a solid a brother, a good friend, and a past bandmate who was part of the magic and...
Posted by Agnostic Front on Friday, August 7, 2020
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