Trevor Strnad, the singer of the death metal band The Black Dahlia Murder, has died

He was 41 years old

The band announced Strnada's death on Wednesday in a Instagram post from their official account.

"We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Trevor Scott Strnad," the post said.

the post said. "Beloved son, brother and Shepard in good times, loved by everyone who met him. A running encyclopedia of all things musical. "

The cause of death was not stated.

The band ended their post with a phone number on the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Black Dahlia Murder was founded by Strand, guitarists Brian Eschbach and Jon Kemppainen,

bassist David Lock and drummer Cory Grady in Waterford, Michigan in 2002, when they released the EP "A Cold-Blooded Epitaph".

They released their debut studio album "Unhallowed" in 2003, followed by eight others.