Kim Shattuck, the lead singer for The Muffs, died at the age of 56.
The musician was in a two-year battle with ALS.
"Kim Shattuck, a celebrated LA punk musician who was once bassist with the Pixies, has died aged 56. She died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, a nerve condition."
Kim Shattuck wrote the best songs and had one of the best screams. A monumental talent and such a huge loss. Just heartbreaking. Her music was so life-affirming.— scharpling (@scharpling) October 2, 2019
Rest in peace.https://t.co/u4yyb2E8PG
Kim Shattuck was cooler than most of us will ever be. RIP to another incredible artist gone too soon pic.twitter.com/AOz2tiTIgC— Philip Obenschain (@pobenschain) October 2, 2019
RIP Kim Shattuck. pic.twitter.com/ruhUrB1rgd— Riot Fest (@RiotFest) October 2, 2019
Kim Shattuck—singer, guitarist, and songwriter of the Muffs—has died https://t.co/3XwtLMu6gI— Pitchfork (@pitchfork) October 2, 2019
R.I.P.: The Muffs / Pixies musician Kim Shattuck dead at 56: https://t.co/2zCM6576EO— Loudwire (@Loudwire) October 3, 2019
Heartbroken to learn that Kim Shattuck of The Muffs has died. Love to her family, friends, fans and those she inspired. Rest In Peace, Kim. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/5yHxA6zQNY— Amoeba Music (@amoebamusic) October 3, 2019
A sad day indeed to hear of the passing of the brilliant musician/producer Kim Shattuck.A shining pioneer of female Rock & Roll musicians. She will forever be remembered by all of us @littlesteven_ug & beyond. Rock in peace. https://t.co/l59YLdGL3h— Michael Des Barres (@MDesbarres) October 2, 2019
R.I.P. Kim Shattuck. The prolific musician, known best for her unforgettable tenure as guitarist and vocalist of the Muffs, has passed away after a years-long battle with ALS. Celebrate her memory and revisit some of our favorite songs by the Muffs here: https://t.co/PdbS3nMHsK pic.twitter.com/OuK6vwOqUn— KEXP (@kexp) October 3, 2019
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