Tim Feerick, bassist for experimental rock band Dance Gavin Dance, died on Wednesday.
The Californian group announced the death of the 34-year-old man on Thursday social media post.
“We are absolutely devastated to learn that our friend and bassist, Tim Feerick, passed away last night,” the band said in a statement.
“We ask that you respect our privacy and that of Tim’s family as we deal with this heartbreaking and untimely loss.”
Feerick’s cause of death has not been released.
The bassist joined the Sacramento-based band in 2009 and has played on six albums, Billboard reported.
Fans paid tribute to Feerick and shared their anguish over the musician PageInstagram.
“I will forever be heartbroken by your death, you brought so much joy into my life with music. Rest in peace beautiful soul,” one wrote.
Danse Gavin Dance was set to depart for a 19-date nationwide tour later this month, according to their website.
The group, which combines elements of punk, shouto and jazz fusion, has sold over a million albums and has been listened to over a billion times on Spotify.