Guillaume Bideau, the French vocalist who fronted the Danish metallic band MNEMIC from 2006 to 2013, has died on the age of 44.
Fashioned in 1998, MNEMIC recorded 5 full-length albums, three of which featured Bideau on vocals: 2007’s “Passenger”, 2010’s “Sons Of The System” and 2012’s “Mnemesis”.
Bideau was additionally the frontman of French metallic band SCARVE between 1998 and 2008, and he sang for different teams like ONE-WAY MIRROR and MELTED SPACE.
Bideau‘s former SCARVE bandmate Dirk Verbeuren, who’s the present drummer for MEGADETH, paid tribute to Guillaume in a social media put up late Tuesday night time (Could 24). He wrote: “Guillaume, it is with a devastated coronary heart that I write these phrases. I keep in mind our first assembly in 1999 prefer it was yesterday. You got here to see me at my little house in Nancy reaching out with a pretend hand, which fell to the bottom once I shook it, leaving me perplexed… You had been no doubt anticipating a burst of laughter. Your omnipresent humor was contagious. Even whenever you acquired indignant, you had been rattling humorous. Throughout the recording of SCARVE‘s second album, you insisted that all of us take heed to TYPE O NEGATIVE‘s October Rust when going to mattress, night time after night time, till Sylvain and I acquired fed up and determined to cover your CD-R… Solely so that you can pull out a second an identical one the identical night.
“You had been an excellent, non-conformist, cussed and tenacious artist. Past that, you had been a real buddy. You did not hesitate to affix me once I was reluctant to go on a protracted drive by way of France (we listened to the primary FANTÔMAS album on repeat). At my wedding ceremony in 2006, your presence and exuberant character stay amongst my fondest recollections. You did not care what different individuals mentioned. You probably did what you wished and also you lived your individual method.
“I am gonna miss you terribly, my buddy… Relaxation in peace.”
Former MNEMIC guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie additionally remembered Guillaume, writing: “Phrases cannot describe how I really feel. I’m devastated and intensely saddened by the passing of my buddy and outdated band member, Guillaume Bideau.
“Every little thing we have skilled and laughed at collectively all through the years, the loopy shenanigans, the events, the fights, the travels, the battle for fulfillment – are all of the recollections I’ll cherish without end. You the place a singular character, a visionary and true artist with a giant coronary heart. You made us all chortle and also you touched our lives along with your music. I cannot consider you at the moment are gone…
“My ideas go to his household, and the numerous buddies all world wide.
“I’ll without end miss you.
“Relaxation in peace Guillaume.”
Guillaume, it is with a devastated coronary heart that I write these phrases. I keep in mind our first assembly in 1999 prefer it was…
Posted by Dirk Verbeuren on Tuesday, Could 24, 2022
Phrases cannot describe how I really feel. I’m devastated and intensely saddened by the passing of my buddy and outdated band…
Posted by Mircea Gabriel Eftemie on Wednesday, Could 25, 2022