Shock Passing Of An Aussie Rock Legend

Dec 3, 2019


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.