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Firehouse vocalist C.J Snare dies at the age of 64

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Firehouse vocalist C.J Snare dies at the age of 64

Firehouse vocalist C.J. Snare passed away at the age of 64, the news was shared by the band’s social media. According to the official statement, the musician died “unexpectedly at home last Friday night, April 5”. The musician had two sons and one daughter.


He fronted the band since their formation in 1984 and co-wrote all of their hits like “Reach For The Sky”, “Don’t Treat Me Bad” and “All She Wrote”.

Read the complete statement about the death of Firehouse vocalist C.J Snare at the age of 64

“Today is a sad day for Rock N Roll. It is with great sorrow we are letting the world know we have lost our brother: CJ Snare, the rock and roll warrior, lead vocalist, and a founding member of Firehouse. CJ snare passed unexpectedly at home Friday night, April 5, 2024. He was a young 64 years old.”

“As you are all aware, CJ was expected to be back on stage with the band this summer after recovering from surgery. We are all in complete shock with CJ’s untimely passing. CJ was was arguably one of the best vocal talents of a generation, touring the world with Firehouse non stop the past 34 years.”

“Our heartfelt condolences go out to the entire Snare family, Katherine Little, friends, and all our beloved fans all over the world. ‘Reach for the Sky’ CJ! You will be forever missed by family, friends, fans and your band mates. You’re singing with the angels now,” the statement said.

In the past four decades, the band released seven studio albums, the most successful one being their self-titled debut. That album peaked at number 21 on the Billboard 200 at the time.

During their career, the band had seven songs on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in the United States.

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