In 2016, former drummer in the punk band The Misfits diagnosed with cancer in the liver. After four years of struggle against cancer, he died on Monday, the 63-year-old. The cause of death is however yet to be confirmed.
It writes multiple media, including the Metro and the Mirror
The american band The Misfits has also on their Twitter profile confirmed the death. The band writes the following:
'RIP Joey Image, born 5. march 1957, the death 1. June 2020. The drummer in the Misfits in 1978 and 1979. He helps on the Misfits classic, ' 'Horror Business' & 'Night of the Living Dead'.
Here you can see him on drums with the Misfits during a live concert at Irving Plaza on Halloween Night in 1979 in New York'.
RIP Joey Image, March 5, 1957 - June 1, 2020. Misfits drummer 78 - 79. Appears on the Misfits classic “Horror Business” & “Night of the Living Dead” 7-inches. Seen here on drums with the Misfits live at Irving Plaza Halloween night in 1979 in NYC. #themisfits #ripjoeyimage pic.twitter.com/vePIqANzsZ— The Misfits (@themisfits) June 2, 2020
At one time there was established a fundraiser for the payment of medical bills in connection with the Joey Images cancer of the liver, as well as a possible future levertransplantion.
On the website GoFundMe was the following:
'Last year was Joey diagnosed with cancer in the liver. He is trying to be treated at the university of Miami, and he is a possible candidate to get a liver transplant. But these treatments are incredibly expensive and often have major side effects.'
Joey the Image is called, in fact, Joey Poole. He was born in the us state of New Jersey in 1957 and became a member of the band The Misfits in november 1978. He left the band in december 1979 after the band's unsuccessful tour to England. Later, he became the drummer in a wide variety of other bands.
Joey Images played with The Misfits in the late 70's. Photo: GoFundMe
Joey Image on drums. Photo: GoFundMe