Drummer Grant Hart of Hüsker Dü Passes Away At Age 56

Picture of Grant Hart, previously of Hüsker Dü and Nova Mob. Taken at the Metro Club in London in May 2005.

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Drum magazine mourns the passing of drummer, vocalist, and songwriter Grant Hart, co-leader of rock band Hüsker Dü, as reported by media outlets including the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, Variety, Rolling Stone, and Pitchfork. Hart was 56 years old.

On Twitter, singer/songwriter Ryan Adams wrote: “RIP Grant Hart Your music saved my life. It was with me the day I left home. It’s with me now. Travel safely to the summerlands.”

Obituaries have been posted by:

Rolling Stone magazine

The New York Times

Variety offers a tribute to Grant Hart.