Kim Shattuck has died aged 56.

The Muffs lead singer – who also labored with Pixies, NOFX, and Bowling For Soup – handed away on Wednesday (02.10.19) two yrs following remaining diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Kim’s partner Kevin Sutherland wrote on Instagram: „This morning, the like of my life passed peacefully in her snooze after a two-calendar year wrestle with ALS.

„I am the gentleman I am currently for the reason that of her. She will are living with all of us through her music, our shared memories and in her intense, creative spirit. I adore you constantly my Kimmy. Thank you for sharing your lifestyle with me. (sic)“
The Muffs – whose address of Kim Wilde’s hit ‚Kids in America‘ was highlighted on the soundtrack of 1995 teen comedy movie ‚Clueless‘ – also paid out tribute to their frontwoman.

Band customers Ronnie Barnett and Roy McDonald wrote on Facebook: „We are really sorry to announce the passing of our bandmate and expensive buddy Kim Shattuck. In addition to getting a fantastic songwriter, rocking guitarist and singer/screamer extrordinaire, Kim was a legitimate pressure of character. Whilst battling ALS Kim made our past album, overseeing just about every portion of the report from tracking to artwork. She was our very best pal and enjoying her tracks was an honor. Goodbye Kimba. We appreciate you additional than we could ever say. Roy & Ronnie (sic)“

The band ended up thanks to launch ‚No Holiday‘, their very first new album in 5 decades, on Oct 18th.

Environmentally friendly Working day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong was among the these to pay back tribute to Kim, and admitted The Muffs had been a significant inspiration to the band.

He wrote on Instagram: „So sad to hear the information about Kim. She was generally so amazing and challenging. All my interactions with her were great. She was a person of my most loved tune writers. When we recorded dookie we listened to the very first Muffs record consistently. We will hear that rock n roll scream from heaven. (sic)“

Kim formerly sang on NOFX keep track of ‚Lori Meyers‘ and on Bowling For Soup tune ‚I’ll Normally Recall You (That Way)‘, and she toured Europe with Pixies in 2013 following unique member Kim Deal departed the band.



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