Longtime Deerhunter bassist Josh Fauver has passed away

The Atlanta bassist died at age 39

Josh Fauver, who played bass in Deerhunter from 2004 to 2012, has died at age 39.

Deerhunter shared the news on Instagram, stating that it is “very difficult times now.” A cause of death has not yet been released.

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The iconic bassist joined the band in 2004, going on to perform on four of Deerhunter’s albums like Turn it up F*****, and Halcyon Digest before he left the band for personal reasons in 2012. Fauver also played in bands Electrosleep International and S.I.D.S., and ran Army of Bad Luck, an independent record label.