THE LOCUST and founding CATTLE DECAPITATION member Gabe Serbian reportedly passed away on April 30. He was only 44.
THE LOCUST said in a statement: “It’s with heavy hearts that we have to share the passing of Gabe Serbian on April 30th, 2022. This world will miss Gabe as a friend, family member, musician, and artist. He will continue to live on in so many ways and through everyone he has connected with during his time with us. May 1st is his birthday, and we hope that you can find a way to celebrate his life. During this difficult time we ask that you give Gabe’s family privacy.
CATTLE DECAPITATION stated in a different statement: “We are at a complete loss for words over the loss of our friend and a founding member Gabe Serbian‘s passing. Its difficult to put into words the loss of someone who was such a talent and dear friend to so, so many.
“He was one of the real ones. We will miss you so much, Gabe. We ask that you please give his family privacy during this time. There is a GoFundMe set up for his family, his wife and two children.”
Among the other groups Serbian played and/or sang with are SOME GIRLS, HOLY MOLAR, SKINWALKER, RETOX, KATA, HEAD WOUND CITY and PLANET B. After temporarily relocating to Austin, Texas, Serbian co-founded a new band alongside members of the ROLLER. Calling themselves WET LUNGS, their debut 7-song Vile Hobbies EP was released in late 2014. By then, Serbian and his wife had moved back to San Diego.