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Friday June 14, 2024

Former Staind drummer Jon Wysocki dead at 53

Jon Wysocki was a member of Staind for 17 years before he was reportedly fired in 2011

By Web Desk
May 20, 2024
Former Staind drummer Jon Wysocki dead at 53
Former Staind drummer Jon Wysocki dead at 53

Founding member and the original drummer for Staind, Jon Wysocki died at the age of 53.

The musician's band, Lydia's Castle, announced the sad news with a statement issued on Instagram.

“On 5/18/2024 at 8:02pm, @jonwysocki4 passed away surrounded by family and friends that loved him dearly. An official statement will be developed shortly,” the caption read on the IG post that accompanied a photograph of the band members in a huddle.

Wysocki's cause of death has not yet been disclosed.

Following the news, Staind also shared a statement on Wysocki’s death.

“We first met Jon through mutual friends in 1994. We came together with Mike, Aaron and Johnny April in 1995 and founded Staind. The 17 years that followed were some of the best memories of our times together,” the statement read.

“From practice in Ludlow, Mass to touring around the world, Jon was integral to who we were as a band. Our hearts go out to Jon’s family and fans around the world who loved him.”

Wysocki was a member of Staind until 2011, when he was reportedly fired while the band was recording its seventh studio album.