Wayne Swinny died. He was best known as one of the first members of the famous rock band Saliva. The guitarist for the band died of a spontaneous brain haemorrhage when he was 59 years old.
The band told everyone the terrible news that Wayne had died. Read on to learn more about what happened to Wayne Swinny, who was in the original lineup of Saliva.
Saliva guitarist Wayne Swinny died after suffering a brain hemorrhage
The famous band Saliva was on tour and was about to play in Pittsburgh on Tuesday when Wayne got sick and had to be taken to the hospital.
Wayne had what the band called a “spontaneous haemorrhage in his brain” when he got to the hospital. Then, he was taken to the hospital and put in the intensive care unit. On Wednesday afternoon, the band gave their fans all over the world a second update. They told their fans that Swinny had died.
The rock band Saliva posted about Wayne Swinny’s death on the social networking site Facebook on Wednesday. Swinny died of a blood clot in the brain. He was 59 years old when he passed away. On their official Facebook page, the band posted a black-and-white photo of Swinny.
“It is with great sadness that we tell you that our brother Wayne Swinny has died,” the band said in a statement. Wayne died of a spontaneous brain haemorrhage this afternoon while we were on tour.”
The statement also said, “Arrangements for the funeral will be made public soon. All of the people who knew Wayne will miss him. At the end of the letter, they wrote “We love you, Wayne.”
Loudwire says that after singer Josey Scott left the band in 2011 and bassist Dave Novotny left in 2015, Wayne was the only original member of the band still in the group. Swinny got some of his musical ideas from artists like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Eddie Van Halen.
When was the band Saliva formed?
Saliva is a rock band that got started in 1996 in Memphis, Tennessee. For those of you who don’t know, let us tell you. Wayne Swinny played guitar, Josey Scott sang, Chris Dabaldo played bass, Dave Novotny played drums, and Paul Crosby played the drums.
The rock band’s first album, which was just called “The Band,” came out in 1997 on Rockingchair Records. After that, they put out their second album, Every Six Seconds, not long after. Back into Your System, their third album, came out in 2002. In the same year, the band’s song “Your Disease” was nominated for a Grammy for Best Hard Rock Performance.
Survival of the Sickest was Saliva’s fourth studio album, and it came out almost 3 years after their last one. In 2007, they put out their fifth studio album, Blood Stained Love Story. Their sixth album, Cinco Diablo, came out in 2008, and their seventh album, Under Your Skin, came out in 2011.
In It to Win It, the rock band’s eighth studio album, came out in 2013. After a year, their ninth album, Rise Up, came out. Love, Lies & Therapy, their tenth album, came out in 2016. It had songs like “Tragic Kind of Love” and “Go Big or Go Home” on it. In 2018, they released their latest album, 10 Lives.
A little bit about Wayne Swinny’s personal life
When we talk about the talented guitarist Wayne Swinny’s personal life, we don’t know much about his relationships right now. He didn’t talk about his family in public very often.
Up until now, no one knew if the person who helped start the rock band Saliva was married or single. Nikki, his daughter, will carry on after him.
Tributes pour in for Wayne Swinny
Josey Scott, who used to be in a band, wrote a heartfelt tribute to Wayne on his Instagram page. He shared a beautiful photo of himself and Swinny on Instagram on Wednesday.
Scott first wrote, “I can’t say anything. Just the love, the little moments, and the looks we shared with the fans on stage after stage, all over the world, that no one will ever know.”
Josey went on to say, “It’s a very intimate thing to play music and write music with a man like Wayne Swinny for as long as we did, the way we did, and in all the places we did. We loved each other, and I will keep that love and those memories with me until the end of time. #TheToxicTwins for life.”
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Bobby Amaru joined the rock band in 2011 after Scott left. He also felt sad about the death of Wayne Swinny, who was also in the band. He said something after the news came out that Wayne had died.
“I don’t even know what to think or how to feel right now,” Amaru said. My heart hurts for Wayne’s family, his friends, and everyone else who knew him. Nikki, his daughter, makes my heart hurt. He was so in love with that little girl.”
The singer went on to say, “On stage, he was a Guitar Hero with all the Rock ‘n’ Roll style that most guitar players only dream of. Offstage, he was a proud dad, an expert on Ancient Aliens, and a great person with no enemies. He would go out of his way to make sure you had fun.
Bobby went on to say, “I’m thankful that I got to spend almost 12 years of my life with Wayne on stage and, more importantly, off stage. He was like the older brother I never had. I learned a lot from him, and we had a f–king blast together! I will always be grateful for everything! Wayne, may God bless you. I’m sure we’ll meet up again!”
During this hard time, we send our deepest condolences to the close friends and family of legendary guitarist Wayne Swinny. His soul should be at peace. Don’t forget to check back with us to find out what’s going on in the world of show business.
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