The former guitarist of Forbidden and Nevermore, Tim Calvert, has passed away

The former Forbidden and Nevermore guitarist Tim Calvert has passed away after a long battle with ALS. His sister Vicky Calvert-Hawkins announced the news earlier today in her facebook by releasing the following statement :

“Heaven has gained another 😇 angel, my big bro, Tim Calvert. Tim passed away peacefully, Monday morning, after a long battle with ALS (Tim chose to keep his illness private). Myself, and my husband Bret, (along with several wonderful doctors, and hospice providers) are so honored to have been able to be Tim’s care giver, in our home, for the last 5 months. We are so incredibly thankful to have had this time to spend with Tim. November 7, 1965 – April 30, 2018. Note the dash “-“ in the dates. Life is all about how you live your dash “-“….. And you, my dearest Timothy, did one hell of a bad ass, bang up job, living your dash to its fullest. Well done! Incredible musician 🤘🏼🎸, airline Captain 👨🏻‍✈️  , world traveler 🌎 , lover of nature 🐞🌲 and animals 🐶🦇🐱, faithful Oakland Raiders 🏈 & Oakland A’s  fan, comedian 😆, and supreme master guru of WW II military/aviation history and memorabilia. I love you, big bro Cheers, until I see you again 😘🍺”

Tim Calvert played on the three Forbidden albums ; Twisted In Forms (1990), Distortion (1995) and Green (1997). He also played on the Nevermore album Dreaming Neon Black (1999)

 

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