The Superchunk and Mountain Goats drummer has performed with Hüsker Dü’s Bob Mould for nearly a decade
Wait! This not be as morbid as that sounds. Do You Remember? Yesterday I heard the news that Grant Hart, drummer and co-lead singer of one of my favorite bands, Hüsker Dü, died. He was 56 and died from cancer. … Continue reading ?
Grant Hart, the drummer and singer-songwriter for the great 80s band Hüsker Dü, passed away yesterday. Dave McKenna’s story of staying a day with him in Minneapolis is pretty amazing: And more. He took us all over Minneapolis and St. Paul, pointing out rock landmarks (“That’s the Metal Circus cover window,” “There’s the Let It Be house,” etc …), […]
Hüsker Dü were a very important part of my musical development in my teenage years. They had a sound that roared like a million lions but tempered the sonic din with melodies galore. When I woke up this morning, I read the news that drummer Grant Hart died at the age of 56 after a battle with cancer. Show More Summary
Hart wrote some of Hüsker Dü’s most immediately recognizable tunes, and his melodic gifts punctuated his later projects.
The indie rock band was a formative influence on Nirvana, the Pixies and other groups.
A celebration of the songwriting genius of the late Hüsker Dü drummer/vocalist Grant Hart. by Dave Segal Grant Hart: the real melodic master of Hüsker Dü. On September 14 in St. Paul, Minnesota, Grant Hart succumbed to cancer. He was 56. Show More Summary
Like everybody else, we were very sad to learn of Grant Hart's passing today and has had us thinking about his days in Hüsker Dü. It had BV contributor thinking about Husker Du too and he shared with us never-before published photos Husker Du playing NYC's Peppermint Lounge on May 8, 1985... Continue reading…
Hart, the drummer and co-singer of the seminal rock group Hüsker Dü, has died at 56 after battling cancer.
Grant Hart, the drummer and vocalist for pioneering indie rock band Husker Du, which was seen as a major influence for Nirvana, the Pixies and other bands, has died after battling cancer. He was 56. Hart died Wednesday in St. Paul, Minn., according to Ken Shipley, who runs the band's record label,...
Sad news out of the music world today, as multiple outlets are reporting that Grant Hart, drummer for the legendary punk band Husker Du, has passed away at the age of 56. Reps for the band say Hart had been battling cancer. Though the...Show More Summary
Grant Hart, drummer, singer, and songwriter for the Minneapolis–St. Paul rock trio Hüsker Dü, has died at the age of 56, as confirmed by the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and his former bandmate, Bob Mould. The cause was kidney cancer, with...Show More Summary
A musician and songwriter who sang and played drums for the seminal alternative rock band Husker Du has died. Rolling Stone reports that Grant Hart is dead at 56 after being diagnosed with cancer. Former bandmate Bob Mould confirmed Hart’s...
Grant Hart, the drummer and co-songwiter/vocalist for pioneering psychedelic punk band Hüsker Dü, has died from cancer. Our thoughts go out to Hart's family and former bandmates. Hüsker Dü was the first club show I ever attended and their music meant a lot to me throughout my life. Show More Summary
Grant Hart has sadly passed away at the age of 56, as confirmed by his former bandmate Bob Mould. The Hüsker Dü drummer and co-singer died after a battle with cancer. The news was shared by Bob, who updated his Facebook on Thursday (September 14) with a note about his former bandmate. “Grant Hart was [...]
The seminal punk musician had been battling cancer.
Mr. Hart, along with Bob Mould and Greg Norton, started Hüsker Dü, an early member of the hardcore movement, in the late 1970s in St. Paul, Minn.