Inspirals drummer dies, age 44
MADCHESTER band Inspiral Carpets, who had a 90s hit with yesterday paid tribute to their drummer Craig Gill, who has died aged 44.
A statement on the group’s Facebook page said they were announcing his death “with heavy hearts”.
It continued: “We are all absolutely devastated by the news. Craig was our brother. He was the beating heart of the Inspirals in more ways than one.”
Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, whose brother Noel was a roadie for Inspiral Carpets, tweeted: “Stunned by the news of the death of Gilly. My heart goes out to his family. Live forever LG x.”