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Willy Lange

Willy Lange

Real/full name:
Willy Langenhuizen
57 (born Aug 5th, 1961)
Oct 23rd, 2018
Died of:
Injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident
Place of birth:
United States (Dublin, California)


On October 23rd, 2018, Lange was killed in a motorcycle accident.


Willy reportedly auditioned for Metallica or was asked to join the band in 1986 when they were looking for a replacement for then-recently deceased bassist Cliff Burton.

Other members of the mid-'80s Alameda, California band Diamond included guitarist Danny Gill and vocalist Rick Ratto (ex-member of Tyrant and Mad Anthony).



Dublin Death Patrol

Bass (2005-2018)

2007 DDP 4 Life (Single) Bass
2007 DDP 4 Life Bass
2012 Death Sentence Bass

Lȧȧz Rockit

Bass (1983-1990, 2005-2018)

1984 City's Gonna Burn Bass
1985 No Stranger to Danger Bass, Vocals (backing)
1987 Know Your Enemy Vocals (backing), Bass
1988 European Meltdown (Video) Bass
1989 Annihilation Principle Bass
1990 Holiday in Cambodia (Single) Bass
2006 Live Untold (Video) Bass
2008 Left for Dead Bass



Dublin Death Patrol

2007 DDP 4 Life Executive Producer
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