Miles Seaton, co-founder of experimental folk-rock band Akron/Family, dies aged 41

Miles Seaton of Akron/Family performs on stage at Brudenell Social Club on July 23, 2013 in Leeds, England
(Image credit: Andrew Benge/Redferns via Getty Images)

Miles Seaton, a founding member of and multi-instrumentalist with experimental rock band Akron/Family, has died aged 41. The cause of death is currently unknown.

Record label Dead Oceans, which released several Akron/Family albums, confirmed the news via Twitter.

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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.