The punk rocker Howie Pyro is no longer in with us. He passed away at the age of 61. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and his friends. Continue reading the article to find out more information about the reason for the death of the musician.
What was the reason for Pyro’s death?
The representative for Howie’s estate stated in a statement his death died at the age of 61, on the 4th of May in 2022 because of complications caused by COVID-19-related pneumonia after an organ transplant, as well as liver diseases. Losing a loved one is not easy. We send many prayers of strength and comfort to his family and friends in this time of grief.
Pyro was survived by siblings Robin Hartmann, Rory, and Leah Hartmann, former wife Andrea Kusten Matthews, and numerous cousins. The family of the deceased has asked that all who want to honor his memory, consider donating in his name to the UCLA Division of Liver and Pancreas Transplantation.
The bassist was laid to rest in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. He will be forever loved by his fans for the amazing legacy he has left.
Howie collaborated with a variety of artists throughout his musical career.
Pyro was born on the 28th of June, 1960 He was the founder member of The Blessed and D Generation. He DJed during The Green Door parties. He was a part of the time in the New York City punk scene in the 1970s. He was part of the youth group the Blessed who performed with Max’s Kansas City and CBGB.
There was a time when Howie worked with a variety of artists like Danzig, Johnny Thunders, Rancid, Joey Ramone, the Misfits, Debbie Harry, Alan Vega, and Kid Congo Powers.
What was the reaction of the fans to the news?
When the announcement of the death of Howie came out, fans could not resist making tributes to him via Twitter. Twitter is a social platform for sharing information.
Howie Pyro has left us. Watch a fucking awesome monster movie and blast some great music in his memory today.❤️#HowiePyro #RIPHowiePyro pic.twitter.com/Xx2b91fpNC— Jesse P. Pollack 🇺🇦 (@jpollackauthor) May 5, 2022
One user wrote “Gone and never forgot. The truth is rare. HOWIE PYRO was and remains the case. There will be many tears shed tonight. A lot of guitars will be parked on the side of the stage..”RIP”
Gone but never forgotten.— Michael Des Barres (@MDesbarres) May 5, 2022
The real thing is very rare.
HOWIE PYRO was & remains that.
Many tears will be shed tonight.Many guitars will stand in the corner.. RIP pic.twitter.com/CHDQNE8ut7
There were some reactions from fans to the loss of Pyro. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the friends and family members of Howie Pyro at this sad moment. Keep checking back to us for the latest news in the showbiz world.