Eisold posted the following status: "As many of you know we lived together in my Philadelphia house, and he continued to live there until his passing. He was my friend and band member. He was a genius with impeccable taste. He loved his family, his friends, The Fall and when he would see broken umbrellas on the street. We love him and miss him dearly. Rest In Peace".
Benoit was a touring member of Cold Cave during the dates to support their 2009 debut album, "Love Comes Close"; he then joined the band in studio for the recording of 2009â€²s "Stars Explode" a split tape with Prurient out via Hospital Productions.
The cause of death has not yet been announced.