ZZ High bassist Dusty Hill has died aged 72.
The ‘Gimme All Your Lovin’ hitmaker changed into as soon as compelled to drag out of masses of shows across the US like minded weeks in the past after struggling an spoil to his hip, and on Wednesday (28.07.21) it changed into as soon as confirmed Dusty had passed away in his sleep at his home in Houston, Texas.
Bandmates Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard confirmed the sad files in an announcement which read: “We’re saddened by the records on the present time that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, TX.
“We, alongside with legions of ZZ High followers around the enviornment, will shuffle away out your steadfast presence, your honest nature and enduring dedication to providing that huge bottom to the ‘High’.
“We’re going so that you just would possibly perchance with no ruin in sight be linked to that ‘Blues Dash in C’. You would possibly perchance well be neglected vastly, amigo.”
Dusty’s purpose of demise has no longer but been obvious, and it’s unclear if it’s linked to the hip spoil.
The band announced a pair of weeks in the past that the aged bassist would be pulling out of ZZ High’s gigs, nonetheless stated the roar would shuffle on with out him as “per Dusty’s put a matter to”.
In but any other assertion, they had stated: “The people of ZZ High, Billy, and Frank, would pick to share that Dusty, their mettlesome Bass player, is on a transient detour abet to Texas, to address a hip field. They anticipate a handy book a rough restoration and bask in him abet pronto.
“Per Dusty’s put a matter to ‘The roar have to shuffle on!’. With that directive, ZZ High has put the products and services of Mr. Elwood Francis, their depended on guitar tech of the previous twenty years, into play alongside with his dash guitar, bass guitar, and harmonica playing in elephantine swing.
“And with Elwood to our ideal, relaxation assured ZZ High will ship their honest time, signature roar’, stated Billy F Gibbons. ‘Billy’s big guitar, crushing drums from Mr. Beard, and Elwood securing the bottom finish continues the provision with these wisely-known three chords all of us dig’.”
Dusty changed into as soon as a founding member of the rock band, and changed into as soon as inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Reputation as a member of the neighborhood in 2004.