Rizal, who is the editor of Grrrl:Rebel zine (a zine focusing on music by girl bands and bands with girl members plus feminism) and Fuzztival (South East Asia independent music zine) passed away on 24th June 2013 due to chronic gastric.
He was also the one responsible in bringing the riot grrrl culture to Kuala Terengganu and encouraged girls to pick up music instruments and form bands. Among the bands formed were Quiet Rot, Kindsadist and Kill Bridget. He also played in two bands; 18 Valencia and Skull Crushers.
He also used to contribute and printed a collective zine called The Coalition. Al-Fatihah.