Gary Reitmeyer, founding guitarist of America's first Oi! band US Chaos, passed away recently at the age of 44. Reitmeyer helped found the Cliffside Park, NJ based band in 1982, and with the exception of a brief period from 1984 to 1985, remained in the lineup ever since. US Chaos' original run wrapped up in the late 80s, but a series of reunion gigs in the mid 90s lead to a full return to action in 1995.
Our deepest condolences go out to Gary's friends and family.