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NEWS

NEWS HEADLINES

  • BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB TO SUPPORT MILTON KEYNES SHOW
  • April 15, 2014
  • EDDIE VEDDER ADDS 3RD SOLO SãO PAULO SHOW
  • March 28, 2014
  • PEARL JAM U.K. FLYAWAY SWEEPSTAKES
  • March 26, 2014
  • EDDIE VEDDER ADDS 2ND SOLO RIO SHOW
  • March 21, 2014
  • EDDIE VEDDER SOLO AT SUPER BOCK SUPER ROCK IN PORTUGAL
  • March 19, 2014
  • MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE FREE RIDE
  • March 14, 2014
  • EDDIE VEDDER ANNOUNCES 3 SOLO SHOWS IN BRAZIL
  • March 07, 2014
  • STEVE SCHNEER RIP
  • February 05, 2014
  • GLEN HANSARD TO OPEN EV SOLO AUSTRALIA TOUR
  • January 30, 2014
  • EDDIE VEDDER PERFORMS "SHATTERED" AT A HEAL EB FUNDRAISER
  • December 20, 2013

SERGIO AVENIA (Sept. 23, 1964 - March 5, 2013)

March 05 2013

SERGIO AVENIA (Sept. 23, 1964 - March 5, 2013)

Sergio and I moved to Seattle from Missoula thirty years ago this May in my

yellow Dart filled with his drums and my bass gear and little else.  When

I stopped to pick him up, his Mom gave us a giant bucket of home fried

chicken, gave him a teary kiss and off we went into the great unknown.  

I was lucky to learn to play my instrument with a great musician like

Sergio.  He motivated our band,Deranged Diction to be tight and professional,

and he gave an original jazzy sound to our basic hardcore structures.

Sergio was a huge talent, as good of an cartoonist, piano player and

tattoo artist as he was a drummer.

He enjoyed life as much as anybody I've ever known and I will always

carry that part of him with me.

I'll miss you, friend.

Jeff Ament

PS Say hello to Max Roach for the rest of us.