Wednesday, April 21

Canadian Drummer "Devon Clifford" Dies Due to Brain Hemorrhage

According to the father, Devon Clifford of the band You Say Party! We Say Die! has died of a massive brain hemorrhage at the age of 30.

Devon Clifford was playing a show last Friday night at Vancouver's Rickshaw Theatre when Clifford suddenly collapsed, his father Ron Clifford said.

The drummer fell into a coma and doctors performed surgery but were unable to save him, the father said, adding that the hemorrhage was the result of congenital defects.

Devon Clifford sudden death -- confirmed in a statement released by his family on April 18 to be a result of "congenital defects" -- has left those touched by the charismatic musician devastated. YSP! WSD! fans, many of whom had just seen Clifford behind the kit during the dance-punk outfit's recent North America tour in support of their new record, 'XXXX', have flocked to Facebook, MySpace and Twitter to express their condolences and share fond memories of Clifford.

His family expressed their heartfelt appreciation for the massive out pouring of comments, and took the opportunity to "remind young people to have the courage to follow their dreams like Devon did."
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