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DARK ANGEL Guitarist JIM DURKIN Dead At 58

Durkin played on the band's first three albums.

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Dark Angel guitarist Jim Durkin has passed away at 58 years old. Durkin played in Dark Angel between 1983 and 1989, and was in the band once again between 2013 and present day. Durkin performed on Dark Angel's albums We Have Arrived in 1985, Darkness Descends in 1986, and Leave Scars in 1989.

Durkin's death was reported by his wife Annie. We wish Durkin's friends and family all the best at this time.

"With a broken and heavy heart, I want to share that the love of my life, my best friend and husband, Jimmy, passed away Wednesday morning," wrote Annie. "He was not alone as I was with him along with a few close friends until the end. He will be truly missed and no one can ever replace the love I have for him. May he rest in peace.

"Ever Thine, Ever Mine, Ever Ours… My Immortal Beloved. I will see you again."

Dark Angel has also commented on Durkin's passing, saying "We in the Dark Angel Family are deeply saddened and crushed today with the news of our brother and founder Jimmy Durkin passing away Wednesday morning. We would like to thank his fans for their continuous loyalty and support. We will come out with a full statement very soon. We ask that you please respect the family’s privacy while we mourn the loss of this great man."

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