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RIP Gerard Smith (TV on the Radio)

Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2011 6:01 pm
by jonas
http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/166239 ... d-36.jhtml

"We are very sad to announce the death of our beloved friend and bandmate, Gerard Smith, following a courageous fight against lung cancer," the band's statement reads. "Gerard passed away the morning of April 20th, 2011. We will miss him terribly."

Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2011 7:26 pm
by miss carol
Well, that's rotten news. How does that happen to a 36-year-old? How many cigarettes did he smoke? What an absolute waste.

Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2011 7:44 pm
by jonas
I know zip about medicine, but he seemed young for lung cancer. It might be something similar to Andy Kaufman, who died at about the same age of lung cancer.