Singer, musician, and grunge legend Mark Lanigan has died at the age of 57.
It’s reports diverse Tuesday night.
He died at his home in Ireland on Tuesday morning.
Our beloved friend Mark Lanegan passed away this morning at his home in Killarney, Ireland, and his friends write on Lanegan’s Twitter account and add, among other things:
– A beloved singer, songwriter, author and musician… We demand respect for the family’s privacy.
Throughout his career, Lanigan has worked with, among others, Kurt Cobain, Moby and Isobel Campbell.
Lanigan was a singer and co-founder of the grunge band Screaming Trees in the mid-1990s and a former member of the Stone Age Queens. In addition, he was known for his numerous single releases.
On Twitter, many music stars are saying goodbye to the grunge legend.
Peter Hawke, guitarist and co-founder of “Joy Division” and “New Order,” wrote that Lanigan was a lovely man.
– He writes to us with great words and music.
As the artist Moby wrote on Twitter:
Rest in peace, my old friend.
The vocalist in the band “The Quacks” writes that it is terrible news.
– Travel safely, man. – We will miss you.
Singer, former Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters founder Dave Grohl called Lanegan’s “The Winding Sheet” “one of the best albums ever,” the music site wrote. pitchfork.
Recently in 2019, Lanigan played in Vulcan Arena in Oslo. The concert, despite his rich career, received lukewarm reviews.
Lanigan leaves behind his wife, Shelly.
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