Hawkwind founding member dies at 69

2012-06-19 by Voivod STAFF | 22 Comments
John Harisson, founding member of Hawkwind, has passed away at the age of 69.

In a statement issued by Cleopatra Records, it was revealed that Harisson's passing took place in his sleep in May 26, two days before his 70th birthday. Harisson was suffering from Huntington disease, having been diagnosed in 2005.

With reference to Harisson's death, Former Hawkwind guitarist Huw Lloyd-Langton issued a statement where he praised Harisson's character and contribution in keeping Hawkwind together, especially during their first years of existence.







Source:
http://legacy.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=175622

Tagged: Hawkwind

Comments:Add a Comment 
Salander
June 19th 2012
56 Comments


RIP

Warrior on the Edge of Time is such a tight album.

Funeralopolis
June 19th 2012
13969 Comments


Damn RIP

Digging: Kanye West - 808s and Heartbreak

Decapod
June 19th 2012
1050 Comments


RIP. Shitty... Quark, Strangeness and Charm is one of my favs.

Digging: Slowdive - Pygmalion

Apollo
June 19th 2012
10669 Comments


Shit, my boss at work talks about these guys all the time

taylormemer
June 19th 2012
4960 Comments


Awesome band. RIP hard.

DeafMetal
June 19th 2012
8596 Comments


RIP

AtomicWaste
Moderator
June 19th 2012
2646 Comments


Huge RIP.

KILL
June 19th 2012
79565 Comments


rip hawks

Wizard
June 19th 2012
20071 Comments


Everything this band has done rules.

RIP

boleyn2
June 19th 2012
83 Comments


before reading the article i was sure that this was dave brock who died; fortunately it's not him;

RIP

MO
June 19th 2012
21428 Comments


shitty deal

RIP

Thane
June 19th 2012
2269 Comments


huntington is awful, poor guy. RIP

TheNotrap
June 19th 2012
8511 Comments


RIP

linguist2011
Contributing Reviewer
June 19th 2012
2364 Comments


RIP, yet another musical talent taken away from this world...

Digging: Frowning - Extinct

Ballz3D
June 19th 2012
552 Comments


RIP

tarkus
June 19th 2012
5566 Comments


saw this last night and jammed warrior while stoned in respect

MarvinLapsus
June 19th 2012
135 Comments


Ah, more dead heroes... RIP

Piglet
June 19th 2012
6284 Comments


ah, shit
RIP

rockandmetaljunkie
June 20th 2012
6443 Comments


another musical talent taken away from this world... [2]

RIP

Ire
June 22nd 2012
41948 Comments


top 5 psych bands

rip

Apollo
June 22nd 2012
10669 Comments


gonna do a Hawkwind marathon this weekend

m/

Ire
June 22nd 2012
41948 Comments


space ritual on repeat



You have to be logged in to post a comment. Login | Create a Profile





MOST VIEWED NEWS

Michael Gira Accused of Rape
R.I.P. David Bowie
R.I.P. Lemmy
The Story So Far's vocalist dropk..
Scott Weiland dead at 48
Brand new Brand New Single
Killswitch Engage debut new single
Rush drummer retires
Deftones stream new single
Riverside guitarist dies



OTHER RECENT NEWS

Epic leaves Crazy Town
New All Time Low Song
Volumes promote new single, album
New Demon Hunter video
Incubus Share New Track
Emmure premiere new single, video
No Lives Matter to Body Count
2017 Applications Open
New Once Human video
Benighted Stream New Album
Echo Tail is Building a Myth
Sorority Noise drop 2nd single
Papa Roach release new song
He Is Legend Hits the Sand
Traveler Announce Full Length

» see all news

RELATED REVIEWS
Hawkwind
The Machine Stops
Hawkwind
Spacehawks
Hawkwind
[Light Orchestra] Stellar Variations
Hawkwind
Onward
Hawkwind
Blood of the Earth
FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2016 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Privacy Policy