Dance Gavin Dance Bassist Tim Feerick Dies
longtime bassist of post-hardcore act Dance Gavin Dance, Tim Feerick died on the 13th of April with no cause of death stated, this was announced by the band
“We are absolutely devastated to share the news that our friend and bass player, Tim Feerick, passed away last night,” read the statement from the band on Instagram. “We ask that you respect our privacy and that of Tim’s family while we deal with this heartbreaking and untimely loss. We will share further updates on Swanfest and our upcoming touring schedule as soon as we have them.”
The band detailed announcement references Swanfest, a one-day festival headlined and curated by Dance Gavin Dance to happen in the group’s hometown of Sacramento, California, on April 23rd. It also obliges as the commencement of the band’s colossal 2022 North American tour, scheduled through mid-August.
After a brief time in Dance Gavin Dance from 2009 to 2010, Feerick rejoined the band in 2012 until his passing.
He partook on five most recent albums, from 2013’s Acceptance Speech through 2020’s Afterburner. Just a few weeks ago, they released the new single “Synergy,” with the promise of more new music soon.
Our condolences go out to Tim Feerick’s family, friends, and bandmates during this difficult time. Videos for the aforementioned recent single “Synergy” and the 2017 track “Inspire the Liars” can be seen below.