Update: Former Adrenaline Mob member John Moyer (also of Disturbed and Art of Anarchy) has identified the deceased individual as bassist David Z. (full name David Zablidowsky), who just joined Adrenaline Mob this year and was also a member of Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Moyer’s Facebook post can be seen below, and the story has been updated.
Tragic news to report, as Adrenaline Mob were involved in a fatal vehicle crash near Micanopy, Fla., where they were on their way to St. Petersburg. It’s now known that the band’s bassist David Z. passed away, with several injured.
According to Gainsville.com, the band’s RV was pulled over on the side of the road to fix a flat tire when they were struck by a tractor-trailer that veered off I-75. In addition to the fatality, six people were injured.
Three of the injured were listed in critical condition and three were in stable in condition. They were rushed to UF Health Shands Hospital and North Florida Regional Medical Center.
The condition of the other band members is not known yet but patrol officers have confirmed that some of the injured were in the band’s RV, which caught on fire.
Adrenaline Mob’s other band members are singer Russell Allen (also of Symphony X), guitarist Mike Orlando and drummer Jordan Cannata.
We will have more updates as this story develops. We would like to send our best wishes and thoughts to the friends and family of David Z, as well as the other members of Adrenaline Mob and everyone else who was involved in this horrific accident.