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Popular American guitarist, Ron Heathman Has Passed Away



Ron Heathman Death – Dead: Popular American guitarist, Ron Heathman have sadly passed away. Ron was reported to have died yesterday 17 August 2020. His cause of death or what led to his demise is not yet known as at the time of filing this report.

Ron Heathman was a former member of the Supersuckers, an American rock band, formed in 1988, whose music ranges from alternative rock to country rock to cowpunk. AllMusic describes the band as “the bastard sons of Foghat, AC/DC, and ZZ Top after being weaned on punk rock, unafraid of massive guitar riffs, outsized personalities, or pledging allegiance to sex, weed, and Satan with a wink and a nudge. His top five records as a guitarist was
Powerage – AD/DC
Exile On Main Street – Rolling Stones
Still Alive and Well – Johnny Winter
Fandango – ZZ Top
Evil – Howlin’ Wolf

His death was confirmed by legendary guitarist, Rich Jones in a series of tweets he made via his twitter handle.

The tweets reads.. Ah man, really sad to hear about the passing of Ron Heathman. We played a lot of shows with Supersuckers back in the day and Ron was always a really sweet guy and a hell of a player. RIP Rontrose

Tributes Floods Twitter

Few Things You Need To Know About Ron Heathman

Ron Heathman started his career in high school. Played in a couple of bands and then in a band with Eddie and our original drummer in the 80’s called Thai Pink. That morphed into the Black Supersuckers which turned into the Supersuckers.

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