Tim Feerick, who was known as the bassist for the progressive rock band Dance Gavin Dance, died at the age of 34, according to his bandmates. Feerick joined the band as its replacement bass player in 2009 and has since been a staple in their multiple albums and energetic live shows.

The band released a statement confirming that Feerick passed away, though they did not share a cause of death or any more details about the situation. “We ask that you respect our privacy and that of Tim’s family while we deal with this heartbreaking and untimely loss.”

Feerick was set to join Dance Gavin Dance on some U.S. and U.K. tour dates, including a performance this summer at Swanfest which is in the band’s hometown of Sacramento, California. The band has also said that they will “share further updates” on the status of the tour, but they would be more than justified in canceling them in order to have the proper time to mourn.

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