Dragon Ash bassist IKUZONE dies at 46

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Baba Ikuzo, better known as the bassist IKUZONE of the band Dragon Ash, has suddenly passed away at the age of 46. An announcement on the group’s official website on Tuesday night revealed that IKUZONE died of acute heart failure on the night of April 21st.

IKUZONE had collapsed in his home studio and was discovered by his family. He was quickly taken to a hospital, where his death was confirmed at 10:55pm.

Dragon Ash was scheduled to perform at the Okuma Beach Fest 2012 event in Okinawa on April 28, but due to IKUZONE’s death, they have canceled their appearance.

IKUZONE was one of Dragon Ash’s founding members in 1996, along with Kj and Sakurai Makoto.


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  • Gmatahari

    very sad, r.i.p. IKU… 

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  • Mary

    Will you not write the Japanese entertainment news?

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    ery sad, r.i.p.

  • Gabi

    Comeback Miguel, pleeeeeease!!!!!!

  • Minami

    :( He was only 46.

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