LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — U2's longtime tour manager Dennis Sheehan died at the Sunset Marquis Hotel in West Hollywood, one day after the band launched a five show run in Los Angeles as a part of their Innocence & Experience Tour.
In a post on U2's official website, Bono said: "We've lost a family member, we're still taking it in. He wasn't just a legend in the music business, he was a legend in our band. He is irreplaceable."
In the same post, Live Nation's Arthur Fogel said: "With profound sadness we confirm that Dennis Sheehan, U2's longstanding tour manager and dear friend to us all, has passed away overnight. Our heartfelt sympathy is with his wonderful family."
According to the Associated Press, Sheehan was pronounced dead at the scene after emergency responders were called for a man suffering from a cardiac arrest. A coroner's inquest is underway at the hotel.
Sheehan managed U2's touring for more than 30 years. – Staff Writers