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Former I Killed the Prom Queen bassist Sean Kennedy dies at the age of 35

‘You were one of a kind’: Former I Killed the Prom Queen bassist Sean Kennedy dies at the age of 35

Sean Kennedy, the former bassist for the Australian band, I Killed the Prom Queen, has died aged just 35.

According to a report by New Fury Media on Wednesday, members of Australia’s music community confirmed Sean’s death, posting tributes to social media. 

The Brag Media reported on Wednesday that the metal and hardcore musician ‘sadly passed away after taking his own life’. 

RIP: Sean Kennedy (pictured), the former bassist for the Australian band I Killed the Prom Queen, has died aged just 35

Sean’s former bandmate, Michael Crafter, shared an emotional post on Facebook on Wednesday, paying tribute to his late friend. 

‘For years we stood side by side on stage or in band photos. We slept on floors, in vans, planes and somehow managed to tour the world,’ wrote the 39-year-old singer. 

‘Time went way to [sic] fast. We experienced highs and lows on the road and after all we went through, you will always be my friend. As the years passed us by I’m glad we’ve always been there for each other.’

Devastating: According to a report by New Fury Media on Wednesday, members of Australia's music community confirmed Sean's death, posting tributes to social media

Devastating: According to a report by New Fury Media on Wednesday, members of Australia’s music community confirmed Sean’s death, posting tributes to social media

He added: ‘When I called you last week I didn’t think it would be the last. I wish I could say goodbye. Love and will always miss you mate.’

Meanwhile, The Amity Affliction’s Ahren Stringer shared a series of photos of himself and Sean on Instagram, reflecting on their friendship. 

‘You were one of a kind @skdtd my brother, my friend, my confidant,’ wrote the fellow bassist. 

Tribute: Sean's former bandmate, Michael Crafter, shared an emotional post on Facebook on Wednesday, paying tribute to his late friend

Tribute: Sean’s former bandmate, Michael Crafter, shared an emotional post on Facebook on Wednesday, paying tribute to his late friend

Missing his friend: The Amity Affliction's Ahren Stringer (right) shared a series of photos of himself and Sean on Instagram, reflecting on their friendship

Missing his friend: The Amity Affliction’s Ahren Stringer (right) shared a series of photos of himself and Sean on Instagram, reflecting on their friendship 

‘My heart is broken, you were so loved, so real and just a true f**king legend. I’ll never forget you.’  

Sean first joined the Adelaide-based band back in 2003.

He later became the bassist for hardcore punk band Deez Nuts, after replacing former bassist Jon Green in 2014.  

Tragic: The Brag Media reported on Wednesday that the metal and hardcore musician 'sadly passed away after taking his own life'

Tragic: The Brag Media reported on Wednesday that the metal and hardcore musician ‘sadly passed away after taking his own life’

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