TV On The Radio’s Gerard Smith passed away

Gerard Smith, member of the American band TV On The Radio, died April 20th, 2011. On their website the following message has been posted:

“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.”

In December 2008 Smith (on the left on the photo) and TV On The Radio played our Bazar Curieux festival. Previously this month TVOTR’s new album ‘Nine Types Of Light’ came out.