X Japan Says Bassist HEATH Has Handed Far off from Cancer
by Danica Davidson
November 13, 2023
The Eastern press reported that bassist HEATH (a.k.a. Hiroshi Morie) from the band X Japan had handed away, and at the birth the band didn’t verbalize if this had been factual or now not. Several days own handed, and now X Japan has acknowledged that the account is unfortunately factual. The band gave this prolonged assertion:
It is with big sadness that we pronounce the passing of XJAPAN’s esteemed bass participant HEATH after his battle with colorectal most cancers, on October 29th, 2023, at the age of 55.
His most cancers used to be stumbled on for the length of an examination in June of this twelve months. Despite his efforts to battle the disease, his condition declined in October, and he took his final breath in the sanatorium.
We would possibly perhaps well well esteem to command our heartfelt gratitude to folks who cherished HEATH during his lifetime.
We, the individuals of X JAPAN own personally suppose farewell to HEATH, but are aloof deeply saddened and dismayed by his unexpected loss. Particular particular person tributes from X JAPAN individuals will be shared on HEATH’s decent internet command material at https://www.heathproject.com/.
HEATH’s obituary used to be at the birth scheduled for inaugurate in mid-November in accordance alongside with his family’s needs, on the opposite hand it is being offered nowadays because of unwarranted media protection over the final few days.
The funeral will be held amongst instantaneous relatives most attention-grabbing. The family asks that any visits, donations or plant life be withheld. The date of the funeral will remain undisclosed. We like your figuring out.
A formal farewell ceremony for HEATH will be organized at a later date. That ceremony will be led by X JAPAN chief YOSHIKI in accordance with HEATH’s needs as conveyed by his family.
X JAPAN extends our admire and prayers to HEATH and would esteem to thank everybody who has supported him.
The rock band has been alive to with some anime, at the side of doing the theme song efficiency for the film X, in accordance with CLAMP’s manga.
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