Smash Mouth‘s Steve Harwell has entered hospice care and reportedly has solely days to reside.
In response to his supervisor, the musician has reached the ultimate levels of liver failure and is anticipated to solely have “per week or so”, as reported by TMZ in the present day (September 3).
As per the publication’s report, the singer has struggled with alcohol abuse all through his life, including that his household and buddies have gathered to say their goodbyes over the previous three days.
Information of the previous Smash Mouth singer’s declining well being was revealed again in 2021, when it was introduced that the frontman can be retiring because of well being points that he had been battling for a number of years.
The information got here after footage from a gig confirmed him slurring his phrases and making threatening feedback towards the gang.
Steve Harwell performing with Smash Mouth in 2018. (CREDIT: Bobby Financial institution/Getty Photos)
Asserting his retirement in 2021, a consultant for the band advised Los Angeles Occasions that Harwell had left the band to deal with what they described as “longstanding medical points”.
“Regardless of Steve’s greatest efforts to work by way of these illnesses, he’s heartbroken to share that it has grow to be not possible for him to proceed doing what he loves most, performing in entrance of the band’s hundreds of thousands of followers world wide,” they stated.
TMZ had beforehand reported that the singer was recognized with cardiomyopathy eight years in the past, which led to different medical points like coronary heart failure and Wernicke’s encephalopathy, which “has vastly impacted his motor features together with speech and impaired reminiscence,” a spokesperson stated.
“Ever since I used to be a child, I dreamed of being a Rockstar performing in entrance of sold-out arenas and have been so lucky to reside out that dream,” Harwell stated in an announcement on the time. “To my bandmates, it’s been an honor performing with you all these years and I can’t consider anybody else I might have fairly gone on this wild journey with.”
Smash Mouth revealed their new singer Zach Goode final 12 months by way of a Rick Astley cowl.
Harwell co-founded Smash Mouth in 1994, who turned greatest identified for songs like ‘Walkin’ on the Solar’, ‘All Star’ and their cowl of ‘I’m A Believer’ which featured within the Shrek film.