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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.

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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.

In Memoriam: Charnett Moffett

In Memoriam: Charnett Moffett

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.

In Memoriam: Scott Edwards

In Memoriam: Scott Edwards

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.

In Memoriam: Burke Shelley

In Memoriam: Burke Shelley

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.

In Memoriam: Jay Weaver

In Memoriam: Jay Weaver

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.