Posted by themusicsover on February 18, 2013
DOB Unknown – February 18, 2013
A fixture of the New York metal scene, Pat Egan was a beloved music industry veteran who spent the past 10 years at iconic Metal label, Relapse Records. He was, most recently, their Director of Retail Sales and Marketing. In his capacity at Relapse, Egan was directly involved in the successes of Mastodon, Baroness, and High On Fire, to name a few. His passion for the job and metal music in particular made him a favorite within the retail community as well as with artists and management companies. Egan began his music career at Long Island retail giant, Looney Tunes where he ultimately served as store manager. He later worked at the Pavement, KOCH and Energy labels before landing at Relapse. Most, if not all who came in contact with Egan praised him. Pat Egan was hospitalized in late 2012 with pneumonia, but never fully recovered before passing away on February 18, 2013.