D-Generation and Danzig bassist Howie Pyro, aka Howard Kusten, has died following complications from COVID-19. He was 61 years old. The news was shared by his bandmate Jesse Malin on Instagram.
Randy Rand, who co-founded the ’80s hard rock outfit Autograph, has died of undisclosed causes. He was 62 years old. The news was shared by the band in an official statement.
A legendary luthier has left us as Rick Turner, whose work with Alebmic revolutionized the bass world, has passed away. He was 78 years old. The news was shared by his children Ethan and June.
Dance Gavin Dance bassist Tim Feerick has passed away of undisclosed causes. He was only 34 years old. The news was shared via the band’s Twitter page.
Jazz bass virtuoso, composer, and bandleader Charnett Moffett died suddenly on Monday, April 11th of a heart attack. He was 54 years old. The news was confirmed by his publicist, Lydia Liebman.
We’re sad to share reports that ace session bassist Scott Edwards has passed away. Edwards was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia where he graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1966. His musical studies began on trombone when he was six years old.
Budgie bassist and vocalist Burke Shelley has passed away. His daughter Ela wrote on social media that he died in his sleep at Heath Hospital in Cardiff.
Big Daddy Weave bassist Jay Weaver has passed away from COVID-19. He was 42 years old. His brother and bandmate Mike Weaver shared the sad news in an Instagram video.
As one year ends and we look forward to another, it’s important to stop and remember the incredible talents we lost. Join us as we remember the bassists we lost in 2021.
Another master of the bass has left us. Leonard Hubbard, aka Hub, has died from a form of blood cancer called multiple myeloma. He was 62 years old. The Roots made the announcement on their social media.
It’s another tough day in the music world as we mourn the loss of bassist Phil Chen, who has passed away at the age of 75.
Another icon of the bass has left us. Reggae legend Robbie Shakespeare has passed away at the age of 68.