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LEEWAY's EDDIE SUTTON Has Died

We wish Sutton's family and friends all the best at this time.

Eddie Sutton

Edward Anthony Pomponio, better known as Eddie Sutton, of the New York hardcore band Leeway has died at 59 years old after a lengthy battle with lung cancer. News of Sutton's death was posted on his Instagram with the following statement:

"Edward Anthony Pomponio

"Passed 4/19/24 peacefully in his sleep. We would like to invite all his extended family to come say good bye to our son and brother.

"The wake will be held
Tuesday, 4/23/24
at Farenga Funeral Home
3808 Ditmars Blvd
Astoria, Queens NY 11105

"From 3pm-8pm"

We wish Sutton's family and friends all the best at this time. Sutton was a founding member of Leeway alongside guitarist A.J. Novello. Leeway released four records between 1989 and 1995 before splitting up in 1996. The band would go on to reunite a few times throughout the 2000s, and you can check out their appearance at This Is Hardcore 2022 below.

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