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Test Icicles’ Sam Mehran dies

By | Published on Tuesday 31 July 2018

Former Test Icicles member Sam Mehran has died, his label GunkTV has confirmed. He was 31.

Mehran was a founder member of Test Icicles with Dev Hynes and Rory Attwell. The band released one album before splitting in 2006. Since then, Mehran had recorded as Outer Limits Recordings, releasing an album through GunkTV in 2016.

Writing on Instagram, GunkTV boss Zak Mering said: “RIP Sam Mehran. You will be sorely missed and loved by many forever. The most talented musician I’ve ever had the pleasure of being close friends with. I know you’re in a better place brother. You will not be forgotten”.

Meanwhile Mehran’s former bandmate Hynes also¬†paid tribute on Instagram, writing: “Every time I was with you we were seventeen again. You were such a gift to this world. The floor has gone and I don’t know where to stand”.

Mehran recently co-produced Ssion’s latest album, ‘O’, which was released in May.



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