Sky Saxon Dead
June 25, 2009 at 2:19 PM (PT)
The AP reports that '60s garage rock band SEEDS Founder and lead singer SKY SAXON, has died after a brief illness. Cause of death has yet to be determined.
Born RICHARD MARSH, SAXON had recently moved to AUSTIN to perform with his new band, SHAPES HAVE FANGS, on SATURDAY and was hospitalized on MONDAY. SAXON, is best known as the driving force behind SEEDS, which earned fame in the '60s with the single, "Pushin' Too Hard." SAXON had been planning to perform this summer with the CALIFORNIA '66 Revue, a tour featuring a lineup of CALIFORNIA bands from the 1960s.