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

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Salander
June 19th 2012
56 Comments


RIP

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

Funeralopolis
June 19th 2012
12123 Comments


Damn RIP

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Decapod
June 19th 2012
1021 Comments


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

Apollo
June 19th 2012
10379 Comments


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

taylormemer
June 19th 2012
4954 Comments


Awesome band. RIP hard.

DeafMetal
June 19th 2012
8587 Comments


RIP

AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
June 19th 2012
2077 Comments


Huge RIP.

KILL
June 19th 2012
72677 Comments


rip hawks

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Wizard
June 19th 2012
19767 Comments


Everything this band has done rules.

RIP

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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
19317 Comments


shitty deal

RIP

Thane
June 19th 2012
2193 Comments


huntington is awful, poor guy. RIP

TheNotrap
June 19th 2012
8238 Comments


RIP

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linguist2011
Contributing Reviewer
June 19th 2012
1954 Comments


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

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Ballz3D
June 19th 2012
552 Comments


RIP

tarkus
June 19th 2012
5560 Comments


saw this last night and jammed warrior while stoned in respect

MarvinLapsus
June 19th 2012
133 Comments


Ah, more dead heroes... RIP

Piglet
June 19th 2012
4690 Comments


ah, shit
RIP

rockandmetaljunkie
June 20th 2012
4388 Comments


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

RIP

Ire
June 22nd 2012
41845 Comments


top 5 psych bands

rip

Apollo
June 22nd 2012
10379 Comments


gonna do a Hawkwind marathon this weekend

m/

Ire
June 22nd 2012
41845 Comments


space ritual on repeat



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