On 2nd October 2019, Kim Shattuck passed away. The Muffs lead singer/bassist was 56 years of age.
Kim’s cause of death was amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Breaking the tragic news via social media, her husband Kevin Sutherland shared that she had died peacefully in her sleep following a two-year-long battle with ALS. In his statement, he claimed that Kim would live on through her music.
The Muffs’ Roy McDonald and Ronnie took to Facebook and mourned the loss. In their message, they praised Kim’s musicianship and labeled her “a true force of nature.”
Melanie Vammen – Kim’s bandmate in the Muffs, the Pandora and the Coolies – shared that her heart was broken by the tragic news.
Net Worth Details + Songs & Albums
The news of Kim Shattuck’s death arrived on the eve of the release of the Muff’s album in five years titled No Holiday.
Kim’s musical journey began as the bassist for the California-based rock band the Pandoras. After the Pandoras dissolved in 1990, she formed the punk group the Muffs.
With the Muffs, Kim scored a hit in 1995 with the rendition of Kim Wilde’s “Kids In America.” That year, the SoCal punk collective dropped their seminal project “Blonder and Blonder.”
“Happy Birthday.” “Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow,” “Really Really Happy,” ” Whoop Dee Do” were the Muffs’ albums.
Beyond her work with the Muffs. Kim was also recognized for her work with the Coolies, the Pixies and the Beards.
Pursuing a solo career in the mid-2000s, Kim formed worked alongside various musical acts including NOFX, Dollyrots, and Bowling For Soup.
At the time of her passing, Kim reportedly owned $3+ million in net worth.
Husband, Children & Married
During her time on earth, Kim Shattuck enjoyed so many phases and experiences. However, motherhood always eluded her.
Despite being married for 16 years, she and husband Kevin Sutherland didn’t get a chance to raise children together.
Nonetheless, the duo was more than happy. While breaking the news of Kim’s death, Kevin thanked her “for sharing your life with me.”
Wiki, Parents & Siblings
Per her Wikipedia profile, Kim Shattuck was on 17th July 1963.
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A Los Angeles, California-local, Kim wasn’t her biological parents’ only child. She was siblings with brother Kirk and sister Kristen Shattuck.
Unlike Kim, both of her siblings were raising children.
Up until her passing due to ALS, Kim remained close to her family often flaunting them on Instagram.
Last modified: October 3, 2019