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Walk Off The Earth band member Mike Taylor dies

Walk Off the Earth band member Mike 'Beard Guy' Taylor has died.
Walk Off the Earth band member Mike 'Beard Guy' Taylor has died. - Facebook

Walk Off The Earth keyboardist and vocalist Mike “Beard Guy” Taylor has died.

On Sunday, the band posted on Facbeook:

"It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved brother and band member, Mike “Beard Guy” Taylor. Mike had a love for life that was unmatched and a willingness to give that went beyond ordinary means. He passed peacefully from natural causes last night in his sleep. Our deepest sympathies are with his two children, whom he adored more than anything else in the world. We ask for privacy for his family in this trying time."

The Burlington, Ontario based indie pop band is best known for its cover of Gotye's Somebody That I Used to Know.

The band is sceduled to perform at the Rath-Eastlink Community Centre on Feb. 9.

Related: Walk Off The Earth coming to the RECC

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