Mikey Welsh, former Weezer bassist best known for the fantastic groove he played on Hash Pipe (my personal favourite Weezer song and one of the great bass lines of our time) died in his hotel room in Chicago of a suspected drugs overdose.
Eerily, he had a dream prophesying his death, which he posted about on Twitter. “dreamt i died in chicago next weekend (heart attack in my sleep). need to write my will today.”
The current line up of Weezer offered their own condolences on the social networking site by stating ‘We are shocked and deeply saddened to hear the awful news, our friend and fellow weez rocker @mikeywelsh71 has passed away. We love u Mikey.’