The Band informed on their official Facebook page about the death of the musician. The cause of death is still unknown."The best bass player I've ever wrote played"
Band-mate Andy Scott: "I'm devastated. Steve is gone from us. His wife and I kept in touch, and although his state of health deteriorated, I would have never expected this Moment. Never. My thoughts are with his family. He was the best Bassist I've ever played. The noise we made as a Band, was so powerful - From the Moment we left in the summer of 1970 to our musical Odyssey that opened the world and the roller coaster ride began. He followed eventually, his heart, and moved to the United States. First to New York, then to L. A. rest in peace brother. All of my love. Andy."in 1982, he left the Band
in 1982 left the singer Brian Connolly because of his alcohol addiction, the Band, and the original broke occupation and Priest of the group secession.Mixed feelings when looking back on his career
After the separation, the Band tried several times to get back together. Phase, there was even two groups with the former Band members who competed with each other and both referred to as the only Original. In one of them, Priest took a leadership role.
Of his time in the Band, he would always remember with mixed feelings: On the one hand, he considered himself lucky to have his wild career survived, and even better than Brian Connolly. On the other side of the Bassist was saddened by the end of this unique period in their Lives.
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