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In Memoriam: Robin Sylvester

In Memoriam: Robin Sylvester

Robin Sylvester, best known for his work with Bob Weir & RatDog, has died. A cause has not been confirmed, though a bio on his Sweet Relief Musician’s Fund notes he had kidney issues for many years.

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In Memoriam: Gregg Philbin

In Memoriam: Gregg Philbin

Former REO Speedwagon bassist Gregg Philbin has died. The news was shared by his former band’s social media with a statement by singer Kevin Cronin.

In Memoriam: Dave Sherman

In Memoriam: Dave Sherman

We have sad news to report today as doom metal mainstay Dave Sherman has died of undisclosed causes. He was 55 years old.

In Memoriam: Darryl Hunt

In Memoriam: Darryl Hunt

Former Pogues bassist Darryl Hunt has died. He was 72 years old. The news was shared by the band’s Instagram account.

In Memoriam: Bob Heathcote

In Memoriam: Bob Heathcote

Bob Heathcote, who played in Suicidal Tendencies at the end of the ’80s, has died after a motorcycle accident. He was 58 years old.

In Memoriam: Michael Henderson

In Memoriam: Michael Henderson

Another important figure in the bass world has left us with the passing of Michael Henderson. He was 71 years old. The news was shared on his official Facebook page.

In Memoriam: Paul Ryder

In Memoriam: Paul Ryder

Sad news to report as Happy Mondays bassist Paul Ryder has died of undisclosed causes. He was 58 years old. The new was shared by the band on Facebook.

In Memoriam: Alec John Such

In Memoriam: Alec John Such

Founding Bon Jovi bassist Alec John Such has passed away at the age of 70. Details of his death were not announced, but a statement was shared on the band’s official Twitter feed.

In Memoriam: Howie Pyro

In Memoriam: Howie Pyro

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.

In Memoriam: Randy Rand

In Memoriam: Randy Rand

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.

In Memoriam: Rick Turner

In Memoriam: Rick Turner

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.

In Memoriam: Tim Feerick

In Memoriam: Tim Feerick

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.