Rigor Mortis guitarist dies after collapsing on stage in Fort Worth

Mike Scaccia

Credit: MikeScaccia.com

Rigor Mortis guitarist Mike Scaccia collapsed Saturday night while performing at a Fort Worth club.

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Posted on December 23, 2012 at 10:50 PM

Updated Sunday, Dec 23 at 10:52 PM

Fans of thrash music are mourning the death of a member of the group Rigor Mortis.

Guitarist Mike Scaccia died at a Fort Worth hospital after collapsing on stage Saturday night.

He was performing at The Rail Club when he apparently suffered a seizure.

Mike Scaccia was 47 years old.

According to the band's Facebook page, Scaccia was one of the founding members of Rigor Mortis in Arlington in 1983.

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