Bassist Trevor Bolder dies at 62

newsies-TrevorBolderDiesTrevor Bolder, the bassist in David Bowie’s Spiders From Mars and Uriah Heep bands, passed away May 21. He was 62.

Bolder joined Spiders from Mars in 1971, and contributed to various albums as Hunky Dory, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, Aladdin Sane, and Pin Ups.

He joined Uriah Heep in 1976, but left the band just a few years ago after his health worsened.

Bowie released the following statement:

“Trevor was a wonderful musician and a major inspiration for whichever band he was working with. But he was foremostly a tremendous guy, a great man.”

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