Viagra Boys founding member Benjamin Valle dies

27


Benjamin Valle was one of the founding members of Viagra Boys (Picture: Getty Images)

Benjamin Valle, founding member of the band Viagra Boys, has died.

The band, made up of Sebastian Murphy, Oskar Carls, Henrik Höckert, Tor Sjödén and Elias Jungqvist, shared an emotional statement confirming the news on Instagram, alongside various photos of their late friend.

It reads: ‘It brings me great sadness to say that our beloved friend and founding member of viagra boys, Benjamin, has passed.

‘Benjamin was loving and kind and the sweet memories we have together are countless. i cant stop crying while going through pictures of you but also laughing because you were one of the funniest, goofiest, people i had the pleasure of knowing.

‘Benjamin or ‘benis’ as we knew him, spread laughter and happiness wherever he went and i will cherish the memories we have of touring the world together. Benjamin, we love you with all of our hearts and Viagra Boys would have been nothing without you.

‘This planet just lost one the good ones. I hope you’re somewhere up in space telling bad jokes to an alien. Goodnight my sweet boy.

The band paid tribute in an emotional statement (Picture: Getty Images)

‘I’ll love you forever. Raise your glasses for benis. its what he’d have wanted. ❤️❤️❤️❤️💔’.

Fans are heartbroken, with one commenting: ‘So sorry boys. Sending all our love x’.

Another added: ‘His riffs play over and over in my head. Your band has changed my perspective of musicians & capabilities. This is truly heartbreaking.’

One more said: ‘So sorry. Rest in Peace.’

The Swedish band formed in 2015, with members coming from various different bands.

They released their first album, Street Worms, in 2018. In 2019, they won the  Independent Music Companies Association (IMPALA) album of the year award. 


MORE : Adele debuts stunning ballad Easy On Me and music video in grand comeback ahead of 30 album


MORE : Frank Sinatra anthem My Way loses top spot in funeral music request chart





Source link

You might also like
Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.