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Gerard Smith Remembered: TV on the Radio Videos

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Gerard Smith, bassist for TV on the Radio, passed away on April 20, 2011 after a battle with lung cancer. The musician, 36, was diagnosed just a month prior to his death.According to SPiN, Smith was diagnosed with cancer just after he completed work on the band's newest release, Nine Types of Light. The band announced his passing in a statement that partly read: "We will miss him terribly." Also on Zimbio Remembering the Stars We Lost in 2011Remembering the Stars We Lost in 2010Famous...Read Full Story

TV on the Radio's Gerard Smith Dies of Lung Cancer

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Just a month ago, TV on the Radio announced that bassist Gerard Smith would not be joining them on tour, as he was battling lung cancer. Now, the band has confirmed on its official website that Smith, 36, has died.According to SPiN, Smith was diagnosed with cancer just after he completed work on the band's newest release, Nine Types of Light. Also on Zimbio Remembering the Stars We Lost in 2011Remembering the Stars We Lost in 2010Famous People Who Died in 2009 Music editor Charles Aaron...Read Full Story