R.I.P ANDREW 'MAC' MCDERMOTT: R.I.P Andrew 'Mac' McDermott - I hate these kind of updates - we've lost yet another wonderfully talented member of the rock community - singer Andrew "Mac" McDermott (1966-2011). After a long running battle with his health, forcing him to quit his last band (Powerworld), Mac passed away yesterday from kidney failure. He was best known for his work in the progressive metal band Threshold as well as bands Swampfreaks, Powerworld and Sergeant Fury. A condolence page has been set up at: rememberingandrewmacmcdermott.webs.com.
This also from his last label SPV Records: "Andrew "Mac" McDermott - A friend is gone! SPV and the whole team are very sad about a big loss. We can't find the right words in this moment. Our friend, brilliant musician and ex-singer of Powerworld, as well as Sargant Fury and Threshold, Andrew "Mac" McDermott passed away on August 3rd in England. He succumb to a kidney failure after being four days in coma. Our sympathy and condolence goes to his family. The world lost a gently, nice, honest and warm-hearted person. We will miss him. Rest in peace Mac, you will be always in our hearts!