Mazzy Star drummer Keith Mitchell has died. The band broke the news in a tribute posted on their Facebook page:
"Our hearts are broken. We have lost the much beloved Keith Mitchell, a very talented and amazing drummer that we have had the privilege to work with for many years, he will live in all of our hearts forever... We'll miss you Big Fella."
Mitchell was an original member of Opal, the early incarnation of Mazzy Star. He played on all of Opal's releases and later all of Mazzy Star's studio albums including their most recent album Seasons of Your Day, which was released in 2013. No further info on Mitchell's death has been announced.
Published May 15th, 2017