ORGAN: Sad news this morning with the reported passing of former Primal Scream guitarist Robert “Throb” Young

Sad news this morning with the reported passing of Former Primal Scream guitarist Robert “Throb” Young.   A big part in one of the finest bands ever….

“Former Primal Scream guitarist Robert “Throb” Young has died, the band’s publicist has confirmed. Though there has been no official statement from the band itself, former Scream collaborators and friends have Tweeted their sadness, and a poster who appears to be former Scream bassist Mani posted the news to a Primal Scream messageboard.

“Robert young , AKA the throb, passed away this weekend in hove. Truly devastating news,” posted “Mr Gary” on the Primal Scream Forum. Mani’s wife. Imelda Mountfield also tweeted the news: “Beyond sadness today , RIP to the one and only Throb , over to the other side brother , we’ll love you forever . Melds n mani xx xx.” (TheGuardian)

primalscream_throbScream team … Robert Young (left) and Bobby Gillespie in 1987. (Photograph: Bleddyn Butcher)

Read the full Guardian news feature here

 

 

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