Steve Harwell, Smash Mouth Lead Singer, Dies at 56
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Steve Harwell, Smash Mouth Lead Singer, Dies at 56

Steve Harwell, the lead singer of the 1990s rock band Smash Mouth, has died at the age of 56. His death was confirmed by his manager, Robert Hayes.

Harwell was born in San Jose, California, in 1967. He formed Smash Mouth in 1994 with Greg Camp, Kevin Coleman, Paul DeLisle, and Tony Ardolino. The band released their debut album, Fush Yu Mang, in 1997. The album was a commercial success, and it spawned the hit singles “Walkin’ on the Sun” and “All Star.”

Smash Mouth continued to release successful albums throughout the 1990s and early 2000s. They also appeared in several films, including Shrek and Mystery Men.

In recent years, Harwell had been open about his struggles with alcohol abuse. He announced in 2021 that he was retiring from performing due to his health.

Harwell’s death is a sad loss for the music world. He was a talented singer and songwriter, and he will be remembered for his catchy tunes and his energetic live performances.

Our thoughts are with Harwell’s family and friends during this difficult time.

Here are some additional details about Harwell’s death:

  • He died on Monday, September 4, 2023, at his home in Boise, Idaho.
  • The cause of death has not been released.
  • He is survived by his wife, Kristen, and their two children.
  • A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Harwell’s death is a reminder of the fragility of life. He was a talented musician who had a lot to offer the world. His passing is a loss for all of us.

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