Shattuck was diagnosed with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) about two years ago.
Kim Shattuck, lead singer and founder of the band Muffs, died on Wednesday (2) at age 56. A representative of the group confirmed a news story for the international press. A singer was diagnosed with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) about two years ago.
Throughout her career, Kim has also contributed to a Pixies band. The group shared a message mourning the singer’s death.
We are devastated about Kim's passing. She was a genuine musician, writer and performer who committed her life for the cause. She brought all of her life force to her endeavors and we are fortunate for her sharing some of that life force with us. RIP. pic.twitter.com/iTBagHViah
— PIXIES (@PIXIES) October 3, 2019
Other music personalities also commented on their social networks about the event.