Van Conner has died on the age of 55.
The legendary rocker was often called a founding member and bassist of Screaming Bushes alongside Mark Lanegan, Gary Lee Conner, Mark Pickerel Barrett Martin and Josh Homme however handed away on Tuesday (17.01.23) following a battle with pneumonia, his brother has introduced.
Gary wrote on Fb: “Van Conner bassist and track author of Screaming Bushes died final night time of an prolonged sickness at 55. It was pneumonia that bought him ultimately. He was one of many closest pals I ever had and I liked him immensely. I’ll miss him ceaselessly and ever and ever.”(sic)
Alongside together with his bandmates, the ‘Greenback Invoice’ hitmaker – who tied the knot with Jill Danielson in 1993 – recorded a complete of seven studio albums throughout their heyday from 1984 till 2000 earlier than disbanding and releasing ‘Final Phrases: The Ultimate Recordings’ in 2011, which was recorded earlier than their break up.
After his time within the band was up, Van Conner launched a string of solo information together with ‘Solomon Grundy’, ‘Darkish Matter’ and ‘Minds By means of House and Time.’
Following the information of his dying, fellow rockers Dinosaur Jr. had been fast to pay tribute to the tragic star, who urged followers to recollect the “superior individual” that Van Conner was.
A tweet from the band’s official Twitter account learn: “We’ll miss Van Conner, s***. I’m gonna take heed to his LP. I recommend you do the identical and take into consideration what an superior individual he was.”
Van Conner is the second member of Screaming Bushes to move away after frontman Mark Lanegan died in February final 12 months on the age of 57, though no reason behind dying was revealed.