Some sad news coming from one of the fathers of crossover thrash.


Singing "You Can't Bring Me Down!" @OFFICIALSTIG #Rawbiz

— Tim Rawbiz Williams (@Rawbiz) October 20, 2013


Venice, California thrash/punk rockers Suicidal Tendencies released a statement on their Facebook page yesterday announcing the death of their current bassist, Tim "Rawbiz" Williams. The band released a brief statement:

It’s with complete sadness that we have to announce the passing of bassists Tim “Rawbiz” Williams. Tim played bass for Suicidal Tendencies for almost four years until recently.
Tim was a monster on bass, running around on stage in the pit, giving his all, even when his body wasn’t at it's best.
We will always remember him and appreciate all the kind words by those that were touched by his bass playing and him personally.

Rawbiz had been with the band since 2011 and appeared on Suicidal Tendencie's newest album, 13, released in March 2013. It was the band's first album with brand new material in 13 years. No more information was released by the band or Rawbiz's family.

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