Kyle Pavone, vocalist of the band We Came As Romans, has died at age 28, the band confirmed Saturday on social media.
“Kyle’s tragic loss came too early in his life and those of his bandmates. All are devastated by his passing. We will miss his smiles, his sincerity, his concern for others, and his impressive musical talent,” the band’s statement read. “In lieu of flowers, we will be providing information regarding charity donations this coming week. The family and the band wish to thank their fans and the music community for all of their love and support as they navigate their grief.”
Pavone’s cause of death has not been released.
Investigators will conduct a toxicology test, TMZ reported.
Joshua Moore, Pavone’s bandmate, also shared the news on his Instagram page, sharing a photo of the two together.
“I love this picture so much because it shows you how I’ll always remember you,” Moore said. “The craziest, goofiest, most funny and lovable kid. I miss you so much.”
We Came as Romans is best known for their songs “Hope,” “The World I Used to Know” and “I Knew You Were Trouble.”
Their album “Tracing Back Roots” reached the eighth spot on the Billboard charts in 2013.
In August, Pavone tweeted the lyrics, “Will i be remembered or will i be lost in loving eyes,” from the band's song “Promise Me” off their latest album.
The band also shared those lyrics with the statement Saturday.