Saliva guitarist Wayne Swinny died Wednesday (March twenty second) on the age of 59 after struggling a mind hemorrhage. His demise was confirmed by the band’s consultant, in addition to its singer, Bobby Amaru, and different associates.
Previous to information of Swinny’s passing, the band wrote on Fb, “Our pricey brother Wayne Swinny was found Tuesday morning in medical misery and paramedics have been referred to as. He was transported to a hospital the place he was identified with a Spontaneous Hemorrhage in his mind. He’s at the moment within the ICU as we await additional information. We ask that you simply maintain him in your ideas and prayers right now.”
On Wednesday, a rep for the band acknowledged, “It’s with nice unhappiness that we report the passing of Wayne Swinny, the guitarist of Saliva. Wayne handed away this afternoon from a spontaneous mind hemorrhage whereas on tour.”
Amaru wrote, “I’m not even certain what to suppose or tips on how to really feel proper now. My coronary heart aches for Wayne’s household, his associates, and anybody who had the enjoyment of being round him. My coronary heart aches for his daughter Nikki. He cherished that little woman a lot. He was a guitar hero onstage with all of the rock ‘n’ roll swag that the majority guitar gamers dream of.”
He continued, “Offstage he was a proud father, an Historic Aliens professional, and an unbelievable human who had zero enemies! He would exit of his technique to ensure you had fun. I’m grateful that I acquired to share virtually 12 years of my life with Wayne on the stage and most significantly off the stage. He was the older brother I by no means had. I realized a lot from him and we had a fucking blast collectively! I’ll cherish all of it for the remainder of my life! God bless you, Wayne. I do know we’ll meet once more!!”
Swinny based Saliva in 1996, and remained within the band till his passing. With authentic singer Josey Scott, Saliva hit it huge within the 2000s with such rock hits reminiscent of “Your Illness,” “Click on Click on Growth,” “All the time,” “Survival of the Sickest,” “Girls and Gentleman” and extra. Their sophomore album, 2001’s Each Six Seconds, has been licensed platinum.
Our condolences exit to Wayne Swinny’s household, associates, and bandmates throughout this troublesome time.
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