Rust Epique

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Rust Epique
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Background information
Birth name Charles Lopez
Born (1968-02-29)February 29, 1968
Stockton, California, U.S.
Origin Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died March 9, 2004(2004-03-09) (aged 36)
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Musician, Painter
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Years active 1999–2004
Labels V2 Records
Associated acts Crazy Town
pre)Thing

Charles Lopez (February 29, 1968 – March 9, 2004), better known by his stage name Rust Epique, was an American guitarist and painter, who performed with the bands Crazy Town and pre)Thing.

Biography[edit]

In 1999, Rust Epique joined Crazy Town, a rap metal band from Los Angeles. Despite his success with Crazy Town, Epique quit the band as a result of various disagreements with his bandmates.[1] In 2003, V2 Records signed Epique to work with a band called Pre)Thing. They released their debut album, 22nd Century Lifestyle, in 2004.

Rust Epique died of a heart attack at his home in Las Vegas in 2004.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rolling Stone, Ex-Crazy Town Guitarist Dead Retrieved on April 25, 2007
  2. ^ "Pre)thing Singer/Former Crazy Town Member Rust Epique Dies Suddenly At Age 35". Chart Attack. 10 March 2004. Archived from the original on 12 February 2018.