Sad news to report as Dance Gavin Dance bassist Tim Feerick died last night, April 13th, the band confirmed earlier today. No immediate cause of death was revealed.
In a statement issued via social media, Dance Gavin Dance said:
“We are absolutely devastated to share the news that our friend and bass player, Tim Feerick, passed away last night.
We ask that you respect our privacy and that of Tim’s family while we deal with this heartbreaking and untimely loss.
We will share further updates on Swanfest and our upcoming touring schedule as soon as we have them.”
Tim joined DGD in 2009 and eventually left in 2010, only to rejoin the outfit in 2012. Tim contributed to the band’s last five albums: ‘Acceptance Speech’ (2013), ‘Instant Gratification’ (2015), ‘Mothership’ (2016), ‘Artificial Selection’ (2018), and ‘Afterburner’ (2020).
DGD were scheduled to start their U.S. tour with Memphis May Fire, Volumes and Moon Tooth later this month.
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