URIAH HEEP Bassist Trevor Bolder - Funeral Details Revealed URIAH HEEP
and SPIDERS FROM MARS bassist Trevor Bolder
's funeral will
be held on June 3rd at 11 AM, at St Mary's Church in Beverley, Hull
(UK). Fans and friends are welcome.
A message from the Bolder family states: "All other proceedings will
be a private affair, and we appreciate your understanding with this,
and that the family and close friends are left in peace to carry on with
the day in such privacy."
Cards and condolences can be sent to :Trevor Bolder
PO Box 6249
died from cancer, aged 62. Bolder joined David Bowie's
backing band in 1971, appearing on classic albums including Hunky Dory
and Aladdin Sane. He went on to join Uriah Heep five years later and
only stopped playing with the band a few months ago, due to his poor
Uriah Heep issued the following statement: "It is with great sadness
that Uriah Heep announce the passing of our friend the amazing Trevor
Bolder, who has passed away after his long fight with cancer. Trevor was
an all time great, one of the outstanding musicians of his generation,
and one of the finest and most influential bass players that Britain
His long time membership of Uriah Heep brought the band’s music, and
Trevor’s virtuosity and enthusiasm, to hundreds of thousands of fans
across the world. He joined the band in 1976 and, barring one short
break, was a fixture until his ill health forced him to take a step back
early this year. Prior to joining Heep he was a founder and
ever-present member of DAVID BOWIE’s legendary SPIDERS FROM MARS band,
performing on all of their key albums and at countless shows. He also
performed with WISHBONE ASH, CYBERNAUTS and THE RATS."
Guitarist Mick Box
added: "Trevor was a world class bass player,
singer and songwriter, and more importantly a world class friend. He
will be sadly missed by family, friends and rock fans all over the
world. We are all numb to the core."