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In Memoriam: Sean Malone

In Memoriam: Sean Malone

Cynic bassist Sean Malone has passed away at the age of 50. A cause of death has not been revealed. The news was broken by Cynic vocalist Paul Masvidal on his Facebook page.

In Memoriam: Ron Mathewson

In Memoriam: Ron Mathewson

British jazz bassist Ron Mathewson has passed away after contracting COVID-19. He 76 years old. The news was shared on social media and on LondonJazzNews.com, where Dave Holland paid tribute to him.

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In Memoriam: Bones Hillman

In Memoriam: Bones Hillman

It’s another hard day for the bass world. Midnight Oil bassist Bones Hillman has passed away after a fight with cancer. He was 62 years old. The news was announced by the band’s Facebook page.

In Memoriam: Patrick Charton

In Memoriam: Patrick Charton

It’s another sad day in the world of bass. French double bass luthier Patrick Charton has passed away after suffering a stroke. He was 66 years old.

In Memoriam: Gordon Haskell

In Memoriam: Gordon Haskell

Former King Crimson bassist and singer Gordon Haskell has passed away from cancer. He was 74 years old.

In Memoriam: Tony Lewis

In Memoriam: Tony Lewis

Tony Lewis of British pop rockers The Outfield has passed away of undisclosed causes. He was 62 years old. The new was reported from his social media pages.

In Memoriam: Paul Matters

In Memoriam: Paul Matters

Early AC/DC bassist Paul Matters has passed away from undisclosed causes. The news was shared by longtime friend Rod Wescombe.

In Memoriam: Pierre Kezdy

In Memoriam: Pierre Kezdy

Chicago-based punk mainstay Pierre Kezdy has passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 58 years old. The news was announced in the Chicago Sun-Times.

In Memoriam: Francis “Rocco” Prestia

In Memoriam: Francis “Rocco” Prestia

Tower of Power has announced that bass legend Francis “Rocco” Prestia has passed away. The band made the announcement on their social media.

In Memoriam: Brent Young

In Memoriam: Brent Young

Former Trivium bassist Brent Young has died of undisclosed causes. He was 37 years old. Young was in Trivium from 2001 to 2004 and was replaced by the group’s current bassist, Paolo Gregoletto.

In Memoriam: Mark Stone

In Memoriam: Mark Stone

Mark Stone, the original bassist for Van Halen, has passed away after a battle with cancer. The news was shared by his brother, Brad, on Instagram.

In Memoriam: Gary Peacock

In Memoriam: Gary Peacock

Another master of our instrument has passed away. Jazz bassist Gary Peacock died peacefully at his home on September 4th, according to a statement from his family. He was 85 years old.