Former Weezerbassist Mikey Welsh has died at the age of 40.Welsh passed away “unexpectedly” yesterday, October 8th, according to a posting by his family on his Twitter account Twitter.com/mikeywelsh71.The statement added:
We are deeply saddened to announce that Mikey Welsh passed away unexpectedly. He will forever be remembered as an amazing father, artist, and friend. May he rest in peace.
The band also paid their respects on their own Twitter account Twitter.com/Weezer, writing: “We are shocked and deeply saddened to hear the awful news, our friend and fellow Weezer rocker @mikeywelsh71 has passed away. We love you Mikey.”Read more: http://www.nme.com/news/weezer/59684