Eddie Sutton of Leeway Dies Following Most cancers Battle


The New York Hardcore scene won’t ever be the identical once more, as vocalist and frontman Eddie Sutton of legendary crossover thrash group Leeway has died following his battle with most cancers. Sutton’s preventing spirit remained, even after his switch to hospice care on the finish of final month following the completion of a scientific trial he had taken half in. However regardless of how onerous even the strongest amongst us combat, most cancers fights soiled.

A tribute to Sutton was posted on his official Instagram account, and particulars of his wake had been made public. The caption on the Instagram publish reads:

“Edward Anthony Pomponio

Handed 4/19/24 peacefully in his sleep.

We want to invite all his prolonged household to return say good bye to our son and brother.

The wake might be held

Tuesday, 4/23/24

at Farenga Funeral Residence

3808 Ditmars Blvd

Astoria, Queens NY 11105

From 3pm-8pm”

Popping out of the mid-to-late-80s hardcore scene in New York, Leeway minimize their enamel within the early days on the unique birthplace of punk rock itself, New York’s personal CBGB within the Bowery neighborhood of Manhattan. The band launched 4 albums beginning with 1989’s Born to Expire and concluding with 1995’s Open Mouth Kiss. The band broke up various instances, however at all times discovered their means again to one another.

Sutton was first identified with stage three adenocarcinoma in 2021 on the far-too-young age of fifty. The neighborhood rallied behind Sutton, with many contributing to the GoFundMe that was set as much as help Sutton’s restoration. At the moment, the GoFundMe has but to be up to date to let followers know if extra funds are wanted or not following his dying.

Everybody right here at MetalSucks want to prolong our condolences to Sutton’s household, buddies, and followers everywhere in the world who morn his loss at this time.

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