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Biohazard’s Founding Drummer Anthony Meo Has Handed Away

Biohazard’s Founding Drummer Anthony Meo Has Handed Away


Over the weekend, Biohazard members Billy Graziadei and Danny Schuler introduced that their long-time good friend and founding drummer Anthony Meo handed away. In keeping with individuals near him, he was battling most cancers when he died.

Meo performed with Biohazard between 1987 and 1988. Throughout that point he helped report the band’s first demo. Graziadei supplied his condolences by way of social media.

“RIP Anthony Meo. You introduced us all collectively, you’ll dwell on ceaselessly by means of what we created collectively! #biohazard #og #drummer #fuckcancer #pickitupmeo”

That publish was preceded a couple of days prior by honoring Meo, stating that with out the drummer, Biohazard wouldn’t be a factor.

“That is Anthony Meo. With out him, there could be no Biohazard. He was our first drummer and introduced us all collectively. Our lives would had most likely continued on the identical damaging path or who is aware of had Meo not launched Bobby and Evan, (who I already knew from another person). We had some loopy occasions collectively! Thanks Meo! Hold him in your prayers!”

Equally, Schuler paid tribute to the person who he changed in Biohazard.

“Anthony MEO was the unique drummer of @biohazarddfl and a founding member of the band. He was additionally a good friend I’ve recognized since I used to be 5 years outdated. I grew up trying as much as him as a drummer, and I went to high school together with his sister, Nicole. MEO lived 2 blocks from me in Canarsie, and he used to return play drums with me at my home.

“He was a couple of years older than me, however we had been buddies. I keep in mind seeing him with biohazard within the early days. And when he left the band and I joined, he gave me his blessing. In later years, he would come to the reveals and sit in on the drums and remind all people how necessary he was to biohazard. With out MEO, there isn’t a biohazard. We misplaced a brother in the present day, and a real old-fashioned Brooklyn unique. He was actually one in every of a sort, residing life on his phrases. And an important drummer. Relaxation in peace my brother, and thanks for exhibiting me the way in which.”

We’re saddened to study of Meo’s dying. Our condolences to Meo’s buddies, household, and former bandmates.



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