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Former Weezer bassist Mikey Welsh dead age 40

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Former Weezer bassist Mikey Welsh dead age 40

Mikey Welsh, the former bassist of the rock band Weezer was found dead on Saturday afternoon in a hotel room in Chicago. It is currently believed that the cause of death is a suspected drug overdose, however this has yet to be confirmed. He was 40.

The news was revealed via his official Facebook page which read, "We are deeply saddened to announce that Mikey Welsh passed away unexpectedly today. He will forever be remembered as an amazing father, artist, and friend. May he rest in peace."
 
Mikey Welsh was bassist for Weezer from 1998 until 2001, which is when he quit to become an artist. He said at the time, "I really feel the need to reinvent myself and move on, and I couldn't be happier painting. Music is still an important part of my life, but I really have no desire to actually play it." Weezer were set to perform in Chicago Sunday night.
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