The lead singer of Smash Mouth, Steve Harwell, has handed away in keeping with the band’s supervisor, Robert Hayes. He was 56.

The musician was finest identified for hits like “All Star” and “I’m a Believer.”

The information comes after TMZ reported Harwell had been receiving medical therapy for his liver. He was then moved to hospice at dwelling, with family and friends of the singer having gathered over the previous couple of days to be with him.

Harwell handed away at his dwelling in Boise, ID surrounded by family members

Steve Harwell’s cause of demise

According to Hayes, Harwell handed away from liver failure.

“Steve has been retired from Smash Mouth for 2 years now, and the band continues to tour with new vocalist Zach Goode,” Hayes stated.

“That stated, Steve’s legacy will reside on by way of the music. With Steve, Smash Mouth has bought over 10 Million albums worldwide-wide and topped the charts with two #1 hit singles, 5 Top 40 singles, three Hot 100 singles, 4 Billboard 200 albums and a Grammy nomination to not point out the tons of of movie and tv placements and of course these musical options in Shrek.

Steve’s iconic voice is one of the most recognizable voices from his era. He cherished the followers and cherished to carry out. Steve Harwell was a real American authentic.

“A bigger than life character who shot up into the sky like a Roman candle. Steve must be remembered for his unwavering focus and impassioned willpower to achieve the heights of pop stardom.”

Harwell’s profession and well being issues

Harwell cofounded the band Smash Mouth again in 1994.

Although he hasn’t been an official member of the band since 2021, he and bassists Paul Delisle had been the solely two authentic members who remained constant throughou the majority of the group’s run.

He started his profession in San Jose, California as a rapper with the group F.O.S (Freedom of Speech). However, after the group break up, he started working with drummer Kevin Coleman, and later joined up with Greg Camp and Delisle.

The 4 then started acting at summer time festivals alongside No Doubt and Beck.

However, Harwell has suffered by way of a number of well being points in recent times.

In 2013, he was recognized with cardiomyopathy, a cardiac ailment characterised by the enlargement and weakening of the coronary heart muscle, in addition to a extreme neurological situation often known as Wernicke encephalopathy.

In August 2016, he collapsed onstage throughout a efficiency in Urbana, Illinois. A yr later, Smash Mouth postponed a number of exhibits resulting from Harwell’s ongoing therapy for his heart-related well being situations.

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