Public Memorial For HUNTRESS Singer JILL JANUS To Be Held In West Hollywood This Friday

A public memorial for HUNTRESS singer Jill Janus will be held this Friday, August 24 at the Rainbow Bar & Grill in West Hollywood, California starting at 9:00 p.m. The celebration of Jill‘s “life, art and magic” will be open to “all friends, fans and walks of life,” according to a poster advertising the event.

Janus died on August 14 at the age of 42. She had long struggled with mental Illness, and killed herself outside Portland, Oregon, her relatives and bandmates confirmed in a statement.

In addition to fronting HUNTRESS, Jill was the vocalist for female metal/hard rock cover bands THE STARBREAKERS and CHELSEA GIRLS and was the co-composer and creator of an upcoming rock opera with TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA‘s Angus Clark. She also had a decade-long career as New York City DJ Penelope Tuesdae. Her musical career began in childhood.

Janus has been open over the years about her battles with not only mental illness, in the form of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, dissociative identity disorder and alcoholism, but also physical illness in the form of cancer.

Janus was diagnosed with uterine cancer in 2015 while HUNTRESS was working on its third album, “Static”. She was eventually declared cancer-free after undergoing a hysterectomy.

“Static” was released in 2015 via Napalm Records.


Source: HRRL News Feed via Blabbermouth.net
Public Memorial For HUNTRESS Singer JILL JANUS To Be Held In West Hollywood This Friday
HRRL News Feed via Blabbermouth.net

Public Memorial For HUNTRESS Singer JILL JANUS To Be Held In West Hollywood This Friday
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