Sad news for rock fans.
Legendary bass player & founder of UFO Pete Way has died at the age of 69.
He sustained life-threatening injuries in an accident two months ago but fought hard until finally succumbing to those injuries at 11.35 a.m. BST today (Friday, August 14).
His wife, Jenny, was at his side.
Way was a much-loved and highly regarded figure among rock fans, critics, and fellow musicians alike. Best known for his work with UFO, Pete‘s energetic live performances were at the heart of the band’s countless world tours.
His melodic bass lines underpinned the catalog of enduring rock classics upon which UFO‘s reputation and legacy were founded.