TV On The Radio’s Gerard Smith RIP

TV On The Radio’s bass player Gerard Smith passed yesterday after suffering with lung cancer. The band have pulled 5 shows that were planned in the US and posted the following quote on their website:

We are very sad to announce the death of our beloved friend and bandmate, Gerard Smith, following a courageous fight against lung cancer. Gerard passed away the morning of April 20th, 2011. We will miss him terribly.

RIP