Word has just reached us that Zill, bassist for Moran, has passed away on Friday, July 23rd.
Zill was also known as 未波 (Minami), bassist for Cynical Biscuit, and as 三狼 (Saburo), bassist for KuRt.
Below is a translation of the family’s message posted by Soan, Moran’s drummer, on his blog.
To all supporters of Zill and Moran,
As of July 23rd, Zill of Moran has passed away due to deteriorating physical conditions.
We apologize from the bottom of our hearts for all the worry and trouble this has caused all fans and everyone concerned.
The wake and the funeral is planned to be held among relatives only.
We give our most heartfelt gratitude to everyone who has supported Zill, even then as Minami and Saburo.
Thank you very much.
And below is a message from Moran’s members and staff:
Zill, bassist for Moran, has been laid to eternal rest on July 23rd.
To everyone who has supported Zill and Moran, we regret to announce this news.
We had planned on resuming our activities by the end of this year. All of us cannot hide our overwhelming emotion at his death.
We had scheduled to begin our one man tour, 「Freeze」, at Nagoya Bottom Line on August 9th, but due to this, our plans have become completely undecided.
As the dates draw near, we hope to discuss this among us and release an official announcement at the soonest possible time.
We give you our utmost gratitude from the bottom of our hearts.
The entry has also stated that the news was first posted on Soan’s blog before any updates were made on the official website.
We offer our deepest condolences to Zill’s family, friends, and fans.
Rest in peace, Zill.
Source: Soan’s blog, vkdb