Modest Mouse drummer Jeremiah Green dies of cancer at age 45

Jeremiah Green, drummer and one of the founders of the American rock band Modest Mouse, died on Saturday after announcing this week that he was receiving treatment for cancer, local media reported on Sunday. He was 45 years old.

Green died in his sleep, both the band and his mother indicated in messages on social networks to which his followers reacted this Sunday offering condolences, including musicians from the bands Fleet Foxes and The Black Keys or the skater Tony Hawk.

Green had had to withdraw from the Modest Mouse tour after being diagnosed with stage four cancer – the type has not been disclosed – but he had good prospects for a recovery, his friend and radio personality Marco Collins said on Twitter on Monday. .

One of the band members, singer and guitarist Isaac Brock, asked for good energy for Green on Wednesday, explaining that he had been diagnosed with the disease “recently.”

Modest Mouse formed in Washington state in the early 1990s and within a few years became a household name on the indie rock scene with tracks like “Trailer Trash” (1995) and “Float on” (2004). ), and has seven studio albums.