added: 2 Aug 2012 // by: Noise11
Tony Sly or Californian punk band No Use For A Name has died at the age of 41.
A statement at the No Use For A Name label Fat Wreck Records says, 'It is with great sorrow that we must say goodbye to Tony Sly of No Use For A Name. We received a call earlier today of his passing, and are devastated. We have lost an incredible talent, friend, and father ' one of the true greats. Fat Mike had this to say: 'One of my dearest friends and favorite song writers has gone way too soon. Tony, you will be greatly missed.'
Sly was 18 when he joined No Use For A Name as singer and lead guitarist.
In 2010, Sly released his first solo album '12 Song Program' and followed that up with a second album 'Sad Bear' in 2011.
No Use For A Name had been working on a follow-up to 2008's 'The Feel Good Record Of The Year' on and off since 2010. The band released nine albums over 25 years.
Details of Sly's death are yet to be revealed. We will post more information on the death of Tony Sly at 41 when it is known.
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