Shock Passing Of An Aussie Rock Legend

Dec 3, 2019

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Frontman and founder of ‘Mental As Anything’ Andrew “Greedy” Smith has passed away aged 63.

According to Fairfax, he died after suffering a heart attack in his car.

Band manager Grant Bartlett on Tuesday confirmed to AAP that Smith had suffered a heart attack while driving in Sydney. An ambulance arrived promptly to provide treatment but he later died.

Mental As Anything posted a heartfelt tribute online on Tuesday morning:

It is with an incredibly heavy heart to announce that one of the founding members of Mental As Anything, Andrew Greedy Smith passed away last night from a heart attack.

Greedy, the only remaining member of the group was currently on a national tour.

Our grief and confusion at this time are little compared to what Andrew’s family will be feeling – our hearts and prayers go out to them.

Andrew is survived by his son Harvey, fiancée Fiona Docker and brother Stuart.

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