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Died On This Date (July 21, 2009) Marcel Jacob / Bassist For Talisman, Rising Sun

Posted by themusicsover on July 21, 2010

Marcel Jacob
January 30, 1964 – July 21, 2009

Marcel_JacobBorn in Sweden, Marcel Jacob was a heavy metal bassist who is best remembered for his work in Talisman and  with Yngwie Malmsteen.   He has been called “The Swedish King Of Bass.”  Jacob helped form Rising Sun in 1978 along with Malmsteen.   He soon moved on to the band Force and by the late ’80s he was playing alongside vocalist, Jeff Scott Soto in Talisman.  Marcel Jacob reportedly took his own life on July 21, 2009.  He was 45.

Thanks to Alessandro Bonino for the assist

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