A very special lengthy episode of MSRcast (Mainstream Resistance Radio) dedicated to David Gold — a founding member of the Ontario, Canada-based black and doom metal band WOODS OF YPRES, who was killed on December 21 in a car accident near Barrie, Ontario — can be streamed using the audio player below.
According to Ontario Provincial Police, the accident — which involved a vehicle and a pedestrian — occurred at 1:30 p.m. on Highway 400 north of Highway 89.
The police shut down the northbound lanes at Highway 89 and traffic was diverted from the scene as OPP highway safety investigators collected evidence.
The cause of the collision remains under investigation.
The accident occurred just hours after Gold texted his mother in Sault Ste. Marie that he was on his way home, according to Local2.ca.
There were no other injuries.
WOODS OF YPRES‘ new album, “Woods 5: Grey Skies Electric Light”, will be released in February via Earache Records. The CD was recorded with producer Siegfried Meier (KITTIE) at Beach Road Studios in Ontario, Canada, and was mixed by John Fryer (NINE INCH NAILS, PARADISE LOST).
Earache Records set up a memorial page on its web site after learning of Gold‘s death.
Formed in 2002, WOODS OF YPRES has earned critical acclaim for its ever-evolving, envelope-pushing mix of blackened doom metal. Most often compared to bands such as AGALLOCH and TYPE O NEGATIVE, WOODS OF YPRES toes a thin line between the catchy, the artistic and the extreme to create an unmistakable signature sound.