Untimely death of Nick Babeu of punk band Trigger Effect
Nicholas “Nick” Babeu (centre), who recently died by accidental death at the age of 28.
The Montreal punk rock band Trigger Effect has announced the accidental death on Nov. 20 of the group’s frontman, SOCAN member Nick Babeu, at the age of 28. An active band since 2003, Trigger Effect owned its own concert hall, Turbo Haüs, and was the instigator of Montreal’s Fear and Loathing music festival. Their April 2013 album What's Left To Eliminate recently won in the Punk Album of the Year category at the recent GAMIQ (Gala Alternatif de la Musique Indépendante du Québec) Awards.