Overwhelmed by the news from Romania

Overwhelmed by the news from Romania

At their “Mantras of War” release party on 30 October 2015 at Colectiv nightclub in Bucharest, the band’s firework display set a deadly fire greatly accelerated by polyurethane foam used in the club to dampen sound waves. 55 people died, while many more were hospitalised. Vocalist Andrei Galut, bassist Alex Pascu, and drummer Bogdan Enache were hospitalised with injuries, and guitarists Vlad Țelea and Mihai Alexandru were killed in the blaze.Enache died on 8 November, while being transported to a hospital in Zurich, Switzerland. Alex Pascu died on the evening of 11 November, when he was moved to a hospital in Paris, France. “Mantras of war” was mixed at Black Rock by Kostas...