Scary Kids Scaring Kids vocalist Tyson Stevens found dead at 29

October 21 2014, 4:26 PM EDT By Matt Crane

We’re receiving reports from people in the music industry that Tyson Stevens, 29, former vocalist of defunct band Scary Kids Scaring Kids has died. He had recently celebrated his 29th birthday in September.

We've reached out to former representatives for Scary Kids as well as for Stevens' new band Coma Prevail for more information. A source who wishes to remain anonymous has told us that Stevens was found dead this morning by his girlfriend in Tucson, Arizona. Again, we are still seeking further confirmation.

Stevens formed the synth-driven post-hardcore outfit Scary Kids Scaring Kids in Arizona in 2002. After releasing their debut EP, After Dark, the band would go on to release two full-length albums—The City Sleeps in Flames (2005) and Scary Kids Scaring Kids (2007). The group signed a major label deal with RCA Records, before announcing their breakup in 2009. 

UPDATE 11:03 p.m. EDT: Stevens' new band, Coma Prevail, have given further confirmation of the news on Facebook:



Read what people have been saying on social media beow:

Salvatore Mignano, vocalist for Victory Records band the Sleeping, posted this:

Andrew Cook, manager for the Dear Hunter, tweeted the following:

Jonny Craig tweeted:

Music photographer Adam Elmakias tweeted:

More members of the music community remember Stevens on Twitter: