On a recent Instagram post, Ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has mentioned the devastating death of his friend, the Corrosion of Conformity drummer Reed Mullin.

Yesterday, after the famous athlete Kobe Bryant passed away at the Helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, Mike shared his feelings to his followers.

On the same day, Mike also found out that Corrosion of Conformity drummer Reed Mullin passed away. Mike couldn’t handle these heartbreaking news and felt really broken.

Here is what Mike Portnoy captioned:

“Jeez…what the hell is going on?? 2020 is like 2016 all over again with celebrity deaths…and we’re only a month in!
Neil Peart, Sean Reinert, Ray Burton, Kobe Bryant and now news of Reed…damn 🙁 #carpediem”

A fan named Ben Farrell added this comment:

“My god, this year cannot possibly get worse.”

Another fan named Nima Foell wrote this:

“That’s three drummers dead this year already. Be careful, Mike, we can’t lose you too.”

You can check the post below.