GAINESVILLE, FL (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Tony Sly, the frontman for the pop-punk ensemble No Use For A Name was found dead on Wednesday, according to his label. He was 41 at the time of his passing and the cause of death was not disclosed.
"It is with great sorrow that we must say goodbye to Tony Sly of No Use For A Name," read a post on Fat Wreck Chords' website. "We received a call earlier today of his passing, and are devastated. We have lost an incredible talent, friend, and father — one of the true greats."
Sly had been with No Use for a Name since 1989 and the group had been working on a new album since 2010.Sly also had a solo acoustic career, with two solo albums as well as two 'split' albums with Joey Cape, the frontman from Lagwagon.
The location of his death was not announced but Sly had most recently performed at a solo gig in Gainesville, Fl on July 29th, two days before his death. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers