Former Black Flag bassist Cel Revuelta has passed away after fighting brain cancer. The news was shared on a GoFundMe page that was set up to assist with his medical bills.
“Today we lost a wonderful person, our hearts are broken Cel passed away this morning Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017,” Adriana Martinez shared. “He was surrounded by his immediate family. He fought til his last breath. Forever he is loved and will be missed. Love You Uncle Cel!!”
You can still help with his family’s expenses via GoFundMe.
Revuelta joined the seminal hardcore punk outfit in 1986, replacing Kira Roessler, and was the band’s final bassist before they split the same year. He also rejoined the group for a 2013 reunion.
Check out this clip of Revuelta with the band in 1986:
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Cel Revuelta.