ZZ Top Bassist Dusty Hill Dead at 72

SAN DIEGO, CA – OCTOBER 04: Musician Dusty Hill of ZZ Top performs on stage at Humphrey’s on October 4, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Daniel Knighton/Getty Images)

ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill has passed away. He was 72 years old.

The band announced Hill’s death on their Facebook page earlier today:

Hill joined ZZ Top in 1970 and remained with the band through his death.

[ZZ Top via Facebook]