Fred Cole (Dead Moon, Pierced Arrows) Rest in Peace
I’m so sorry to have to let you know that Fred lost his battle with cancer & passed away peacefully in his sleep last night, Nov 9, 2017. Thanks you one & all for all the years & memories we all shared together, for being friends first & business partners second, so proud to be a part of your lives.
Fred had that quality of being “immortal” and I believe his songs & recordings will make it so. We can always hear his voice & his passion there and remember it like it was only yesterday & will go on forever. I love you all, Toody
“The last train is leaving
Can’t you read the signals in my eyes
And I’m standing on the platform
Waiting for the ones I’ve left behind”
Dead Moon’s Andrew Loomis died in 2016, and Fred is survived by his wife and bandmate Toody Cole. Rest in peace, Fred. Your music lives on.
Listen to Dead Moon’s 1989 Unknown Passage, and read a few tributes, below.
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RIP, Fred Cole. Such a voice; so many years of inspiration. https://t.co/pAcwCOxHlV
— Ted Leo (@tedleo) November 10, 2017
R.I.P. Fred Cole
— Kill Rock Stars (@killrockstars) November 10, 2017
Fred and Toody Cole by Arjen van den Berg, 2013. pic.twitter.com/9B7hoVUNEu
— CSTB (@cstbtweet) November 10, 2017
— superchunk (@superchunk) November 10, 2017