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Huntress Frontwoman Jill Janus Takes Her Own Life (Week in Review)


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Huntress Frontwoman Jill Janus Takes Her Own Life was a top story on Friday: Huntress frontman Jill Janus died from suicide on Tuesday (August 14th), it was revealed by her family and bandmates. The band and the Janus family released a statement.

It reads in part, "A long-time sufferer of mental illness, she took her own life outside of Portland, Oregon. Janus spoke publicly about these challenges in hopes of guiding others to address and overcome their mental illness.

"Janus was a truly special creative involved with numerous musical projects including her role as vocalist for female metal/hard rock cover bands TheStarbreakers and Chelsea Girls. In addition, Janus was co-composer and creator of an upcoming rock opera with Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Angus Clark and had a decade-long career as NYC DJ Penelope Tuesdae. Her musical career began in childhood." Read more - here.

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Huntress Frontwoman Jill Janus Takes Her Own Life