Former Supersuckers guitarist Ron “Rontrose” Heathman has died

The Supersuckers during Voodoo Music Experience 2003 at City Park in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
(Image credit: Frank Mullen/WireImage)

Former Supersuckers electric guitar player Ron “Rontrose” Heathman, who was a part of the band’s classic lineup, has died. His passing was confirmed by the Supersuckers on Facebook, writing, “Rest in peace brother Ron. We’ll post more once we process this.”

No cause of death has been reported as yet.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.