The former vocalist of Malevolent Creation Brett Hoffman has died. He was suffering from stage 4 colon cancer. Hoffman was 51 years old.
His passing was revealed by his wife, Kimberley Karan Hoffman on Facebook:
Today is the saddest day of my life. I just lost my soulmate, the love of my (life). My best friend has passed away. I will always love (you), RIP, my love.
Malevolent Creation guitarist Phillip Fasciana commented on the passing:
Can’t believe my best friend/brother has passed away! 40 years of friendship and 30 years of playing music together. There will never be ever anyone I loved more than Bret Hoffmann and writing music and traveling the world with. He was truly the best friend I ever had and will miss him deeply. R.I.P. my brother!!!!!