World News Lobbey: Gerard Smith

World News Lobbey: Gerard Smith

Andẖvoy : Afghanistan | Apr 21, 2011 at 4:55 AM PDT
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Latest News:Gerard Smith, Bassist for TV on the Radio, Dies Mr. Smith, 36, died Wednesday morning from lung cancer, the team announced. Last month, the group said that Mr. Smith was diagnosed with cancer shortly after recording the bands new album, "Nine Types of Light"(Interscope), which was released last week. Mr. Smith, a member of TV on the radio since 2005, did not join the group for its current tour last week at Radio City Music Hall, Jaleel Bunton, longtime drummer, playing bass and keyboards, Jahphet Landis and sitting in on drums .

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  • TV On the Radio's Gerard Smith dies of lung cancer

      Arizona Republic
    TV on the Radio says bassist Gerard Smith has died of lung cancer. The band says on its website that Smith died Wednesday morning. His death comes a little over a month after it was announced that he was battling the disease. At the time, the band...
  • Gerard Smith, Member Of TV On The Radio, Has Died

      National Public Radio
    Jacob Ganz Gerard Smith, who played bass for the Brooklyn-based band TV on the Radio , has passed away today after a battle with lung cancer. The sad news arrived this afternoon via the band's website , which posted this brief note: We are very sad...
  • Member Of Band TV On The Radio Passes Away

      The Huffington Post
    Gerard Smith, bassist and keyboard player for the Brooklyn-based indie art rock band TV on the Radio, has died of lung cancer. The band released a short statement on their website that reads: We are very sad to announce the death of our beloved...
  • TV on the Radio bassist dies of cancer

      New Zealand Infotech Weekly
    The bass player with alternative rock band TV on the Radio has died after a battle with lung cancer, the group said. Gerard Smith was 36. "We are very sad to announce the death of our beloved friend and bandmate, Gerard Smith, following a courageous...
  • Gerard Smith -- TV on the Radio bassist -- dies aged 34

      Daily Mail & Guardian
    TV on the Radio bassist Gerard Smith has died of lung cancer, only a month after announcing that he was taking time off from the US art rock band to get treatment. The band cancelled five upcoming tour dates in Detroit, Chicago, Minneapolis and...
  • Report: TV on the Radio Bassist Gerard Smith Dies

    Upon the completion of 'Nine Types of Light', Gerard was diagnosed with lung cancer," the band wrote in March. "As a result, he has been undergoing treatment and will be unable to participate in the upcoming tour." The statement continued: "Gerard is...



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