January 30, 2023

Humble drummer Jeremiah Greene dies at 45 of cancer

Humble drummer and co-founder Jeremiah Green passed away Saturday after his battle with cancer.

He was 45 years old.

in the current situation released by the band, Green went to sleep and never woke up.

“I don’t know a way to mitigate this: Today we lost our dear friend, Jeremiah,” the band said on Facebook. “He just lay down to rest and simply faded away.”

“I would like to say a bunch of beautiful words now, but this is not the time. These will come later, and from many people. Please appreciate the love you give, you get, you give it, and you will receive it.” Above all, Jeremiah was speaking About love. We love you.”

was green Recently diagnosed His mother, Carol Namatami, revealed that he had stage 4 cancer on Christmas Day.

Green was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer shortly before his death.
Green was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer shortly before his death.
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“It is with a very heavy heart that the Green and Namatami families announce the passing of their husband, father, son and brother, Jeremiah Green,” Namatami said in a Facebook post.

“Jeremiah has been a light to many. At this time, the family is asking for privacy. More information will be made available soon including a celebration of life for friends and fans in the coming months. Jeremiah’s loved ones would like to thank everyone for their kind wishes and support.”

Green founded Modest Mouse along with lead singer Isaac Brock and bassist Eric Gowdy in 1992.

Green has had two separate stints with the band, most recently since May 2004.
Green has had two separate stints with the band, most recently since May 2004.
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He performed with Modest Mouse until 2003, when he chose to leave the band. Green’s hiatus only lasted one year and he reunited with his bandmates in 2004.

After his death was announced, tributes poured in from across the music community, including a few former Modest Mouse members.

“The great Jeremiah Green. My friend, colleague, and the most creative musician I have ever met.” Johnny Marr tweetedfounder of The Smiths, and former Modest Mouse guitarist.

Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney said, “Rest in peace, Jeremiah.”

“JG. I love you. Always. Forever.” Former Modest Mouse guitarist Jim Fairchild commented on the band’s Instagram post.

Green was a co-founder of Modest Mouse with Isaac Brock and Eric Gowdy.
Green was a co-founder of Modest Mouse with Isaac Brock and Eric Gowdy.
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The Hawaiian-born drummer has also performed with Satisfact, Red Stars Theory, and Peeved.

Green leaves behind his wife, Lorraine, and their son, Wilder.