The Telescopes star David Fitzgerald has died (Image: The Telescopes)
David Fitzgerald, guitarist and founding member of The Telescopes, has died.
The musician’s band mates – Stephen Lawrie, JB Zurbach, David Griffin, and John Lynch – have been paying tribute, remembering the ‘unforgettable reminiscences and unimaginable music’ he left behind.
The band shared a tribute on their Fb web page, in addition to a hyperlink to a Telescopes cowl recorded by Fitzgerald’s most up-to-date band Junkyard Liberty.
It reads: ‘For David Fitzgerald, the primary noise guitarist with The Telescopes and a primary protagonist of its trigger from the very starting.
‘For the unforgettable reminiscences and the unimaginable music he left behind and to gentle his approach on the journey forward.
‘That is David’s band of latest years turning their consideration to the B facet of our first ever report collectively. Infinite love.’
They added on Twitter: ‘Relaxation in noise punk soul brother’.
Followers have additionally paid tribute, with one writing: ‘Horrible information. RIP Dave,’ and one other including: ‘Such unhappy information. RIP Dave.’
One other added on Twitter: ‘Unhappy to listen to about David Fitzgerald has handed away. an authentic guitarist from one in every of my favourites band all of time @kickthewall. thanks Dave from music and exquisite noise, relaxation in straightforward#thetelescopes #davidfitzgerald #creationrecords #chereerecords.’
The Telescopes shaped in 1987, releasing their debut singles in 1988 and their album Style in 1989.
They went on to launch 11 extra albums over time, later turning into an experimental band specialising in digital soundscapes.
Whereas Fitzgerald went on to work on different initiatives, together with Junkyard Liberty, the principle band has continued to launch music.
They’re set to launch their album Songs of Love and Revolution in 2021.
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