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In Memoriam: Scott Plummer

In Memoriam: Scott Plummer

Viraemia bassist Scott Plummer has died from suicide. The news was shared by bandmate Josh Hernandez on the group’s Facebook page.

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In Memoriam: Jeff Andrews

In Memoriam: Jeff Andrews

Jazz bassist Jeff Andrews has passed away. A cause of death has not been announced, although he was battling double pneumonia earlier this year. He was 59 years old.

In Memoriam: Stephan Ellis

In Memoriam: Stephan Ellis

It’s another tough day in the bass world. Stephan Ellis, former bassist for the popular ’80s rock band Survivor, has passed away. He was 60 years old. The news was confirmed on Survivor’s Facebook page by longtime guitarist Frankie Sullivan.

In Memoriam: Peter Tork

In Memoriam: Peter Tork

Sad news to report: Peter Tork of the ’60s band The Monkees has passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 77 years old. The news was shared by his family on his official website.

In Memoriam: Jorge Casas

In Memoriam: Jorge Casas

Jorge Casas, bassist for Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine, has passed away from undisclosed causes. He was 69 years old. Estefan shared the news on her Instagram page.

In Memoriam: Lorna Doom

In Memoriam: Lorna Doom

Teresa Ryan, aka Lorna Doom of L.A. punk band The Germs, has passed away from breast cancer. She was 61 years old. A family representative announced the news in a statement.

In Memoriam: Eric Haydock

In Memoriam: Eric Haydock

Eric Haydock, who helped found the seminal rock band The Hollies, has passed away. He was 75 years old. A statement from Bobby Elliott on the band’s Facebook page helped to break the news.

In Memoriam: Remembering the Bassists We Lost in 2018

In Memoriam: Remembering the Bassists We Lost in 2018

The end of the year always brings a time of reflection. With the incredible new music and artists we’ve enjoyed, we’ve also lost some of the best bassists in the world. Join us as we remember the bassists we lost in 2018.

In Memoriam: Arthur Maia

In Memoriam: Arthur Maia

Brazilian bass great Arthur Maia has passed away after suffering a heart attack. He was 56 years old.

In Memoriam: Joe Osborn

In Memoriam: Joe Osborn

Very sad news to report today: bass legend Joe Osborn has passed away. He was 81 years old. His son, Darren, made a statement on behalf of his family on social media.