ZZ Top Dusty Hill dead at the age of 72

ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill passed away in his sleep after hip surgery. His bandmates Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard revealed in a emotional tribute to their brother. Confirmed in a statement today “We are saddened by the news that our Compadre, Dusty Hill has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, TX. “We along with the legions of ZZ Top fans around the world, we will miss your steadfast presence, your good nature and enduring commitment to providing that monumental bottom of ZZ Top.’ We will forever be connected to that ‘Blues Shuffle in C’

They added: “You will be missed greatly Amigo” Dusty cause of death has not yet been confirmed’ and it isnt clear whether it could be related to a hip injury he suffered recently.