"The members of Twisted Sister are profoundly saddened to announce the untimely passing of our brother, AJ Pero," the band members said in a statement via Facebook on Friday, March 20. "The band, crew and most importantly the family of AJ Pero thank you for your thoughts and prayers at this time."
According to the Associated Press, Pero was found unresponsive while touring with the band Adrenaline Mob. He was reportedly taken to a Poughkeepsie, New York hospital, where he was pronounced dead of an apparent heart attack.
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