RIP Tim Smith

2020-07-22 by cloakanddagger | 21 Comments
Tim Smith, lead singer of the English punk band Cardiacs, has died at the age of 59.
He took a step back from music after suffering from a heart attack back in 2008 which left him with Dystonia due to hypoxic brain damage related to the heart attack, although no further information regarding Tim's passing is currently available.

The Cardiacs gained a strong cult following during their career, as well as influencing a wide variety of artists and bands. They were working on a new album during the time Tim had his heart attack, but shelved it following his hospitalization.

https://thequietus.com/articles/28641-cardiacs-tim-smith-rip

Tagged: Cardiacs

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porcupinetheater
July 22nd 2020
11030 Comments


Fucking hell, gutted. One of the most singular voices in rock music, period. Biggest rest in peace

SandwichBubble
July 22nd 2020
13796 Comments


Dude was an art rock god, terrible loss.

parksungjoon
July 22nd 2020
47235 Comments


R.I.P. :[

SteakByrnes
July 22nd 2020
29829 Comments


Big RIP, a friend in high school used to play Cardiacs a lot in the car

ExtinguishingTheSun
July 22nd 2020
369 Comments


motherfucker. i held out hope for so long that we'd hear his music again. this is gutting.

DePlazz
July 22nd 2020
4492 Comments


RIP. Huge loss.

GhandhiLion
July 22nd 2020
17643 Comments


Oh no : (

brainmelter
Contributing Reviewer
July 22nd 2020
8329 Comments


Legend

someone
Contributing Reviewer
July 22nd 2020
6645 Comments


cardiac arrest
RIP great band

DatsNotDaMetulz
July 22nd 2020
4317 Comments


Cardiacs was a band that any musician worth their salt knew about and appreciated. Fuck the NME, they screwed them so hard in the 80s and 90s.

zakalwe
July 22nd 2020
38919 Comments


Saw Cardiacs in ‘95 and was absolutely astounded but not in a good way. I later was astounded for all the right reasons.
The stuff in the shed on YouTube is as real deal as it gets.
A sad loss
RIP.

Mort.
July 23rd 2020
25134 Comments


rip

tmthycnnlly
July 23rd 2020
54 Comments


I have never thought that a year could actively be vindictive but my god I keep getting kicked in the nuts with proof

CugnoBrasso
July 23rd 2020
2693 Comments


Terrible news...

gryndstone
July 23rd 2020
2741 Comments


rather torn up about this one

Monstar1790
July 23rd 2020
207 Comments


Fuck.

ChaoticVortex
July 24th 2020
1596 Comments


Awful news, awful year. R.I.P.

JayVex
July 24th 2020
389 Comments


My all-time musical hero. discovering Cardiacs was like discovering music all over again.
RIP Timmy

Asdfp277
July 25th 2020
24315 Comments


may he rest in peace

undertakerpt
July 25th 2020
1645 Comments


So sad, RIP sweet talented man

ConcubinaryCode
January 25th 2024
7582 Comments


RIP to a unique mind



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