MC5 Bassist Michael Davis Dead at 68

This past Friday, MC5 bassist Michael Davis passed away of liver failure at Enloe Medical Center in Chico, California. He was 68.

Davis was not an original member of MC5 -- which stood for "Motor City Five" after their hometown of Detroit -- but after replacing original bassist Pat Burrows, he rose to prominence with the band in the late '60s as part of a burgeoning garage rock movement in the U.S.

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Josh Hart

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.