Jan Kuehnemund, founder of platinum selling all-female metal band Vixen, has died from cancer. The remaining members of the band, who had been performing under the name of JSRG, note the following on their Facebook page (via Loudwire):

(Vixen) had resolved our differences and were wholeheartedly looking forward to playing together again. In January, 2013 only days before the announcement was to be made public, Jan was given her cancer diagnosis. She requested that we keep her illness private.

The guitarist was 51.

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