TV On The Radio Bassist’s Death

April 20, 2011 by Post Team 

TV On The Radio Bassist’s Death, TV on the Radio bassist Gerard Smith died on the morning of Wednesday, April 20th the band announced on its website. The -year-old revealed he was battling lung cancer last month.

“We are sad to announce the death of our dear friend and bandmate, Gerard Smith, after a courageous fight against lung cancer,” said the message of the band. “Gerard died the morning of April 20, 2011. He will be missed very much.”

The group also revealed it had canceled its next five dates and more information will be announced soon. TV on the Radio is currently touring behind its recently released fifth album, ‘Nine Types of Light. “Smith was diagnosed with cancer shortly after the recording sessions wrapped and had been undergoing treatment, while the band was the road.

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