In­spi­rals drum­mer dies, age 44

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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.”

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