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In Memoriam: Mike Lull

In Memoriam: Mike Lull

Bass builder Mike Lull has passed away at the age of 65. A cause of death was not announced. The news was shared on the Mike Lull Custom Guitars Facebook page.

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In Memoriam: Josh Pappe

In Memoriam: Josh Pappe

Former D.R.I. bassist Josh Pappe has passed away from undisclosed causes. He was 53 years old. The news was shared by his former bandmate Spike Cassidy on Facebook.

In Memoriam: Joe Payne

In Memoriam: Joe Payne

Sad news to report today: bassist Joe Payne has passed away from undisclosed causes. He was 35 years old. Payne was known for his technical ability in the death metal scene. He joined Nile in 2005 when he was 19 years old.

In Memoriam: Remembering the Bassists We Lost in 2019

In Memoriam: Remembering the Bassists We Lost in 2019

At the end of each year, we take a look back at all the best it had to offer. We also take a moment to remember all the bassists who left us. Each one of them helped to shape the musical world, from pop to jazz to black metal. They may be gone, but their music will always live on.

In Memoriam: Elijah Nelson

In Memoriam: Elijah Nelson

Elijah Nelson of Seattle death metal band Black Breath has passed away of undisclosed causes. He was 40 years old.

In Memoriam: Dave Riley

In Memoriam: Dave Riley

Bassist Dave Riley has passed away from throat and lung cancer. He was 59 years old. Riley first played with Static while also working as a sound engineer for bands like Parliament. In the ’80s, he joined Steve Albini’s punk rock band, Big Black.

In Memoriam: Doug Lubahn

In Memoriam: Doug Lubahn

Doug Lubahn, who played bass on three albums by the Doors, has passed away. He was 71 years old. The band shared the news on their social media accounts.

In Memoriam: Kelley Looney

In Memoriam: Kelley Looney

Kelley Looney has passed away. He was 61 years old. Most fans know him as bassist for Steve Earle and The Dukes. He also worked with Tom Kimmel, The Thieves, Deana Carter, and more.

In Memoriam: Timi Hansen

In Memoriam: Timi Hansen

Timi Hansen, who played bass with Mercyful Fate, has passed away after a long battle with cancer. He was 61 years old. The news was shared by Mercyful Fate singer King Diamond.

In Memoriam: Erik Scott

In Memoriam: Erik Scott

Erik Scott has passed away after a long battle with cancer. He was 71 years old. The news was shared on his official Facebook page by his wife, Mickie Scott.

In Memoriam: George Chambers

In Memoriam: George Chambers

Sad news to share today: George “Pops” Chambers of the Chambers Brothers has passed away. He was 88 years old. The Chambers Brothers are best known for their hit "Time Has Come Today," which reached 11 on the Billboard charts in 1968.

In Memoriam: Larry Junstrom

In Memoriam: Larry Junstrom

Larry Junstrom, .38 Special’s bassist and an original member of Lynyrd Skynyrd, has died. He was 70 years old.