Guitarist and co-founder of the LA alternative rock band David Roback dies aged 61

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The co-founder of the LA alternative rock band Mazzy Star  David Roback is dead.

The veteran guitarist passed away Tuesday aged 61.

According to Billboard.com who  confirmed the news, cause of  Roback’s death is currently unknown.

The Los Angeles-born musician is best known for song Fade Into You which he co-wrote and produced and came from their album So Tonight That I Might See.

Mazzy Star released a further two albums, Billboard reported – Among My Swan in 1996 and Seasons of Your Day in 2013.

Roback, who’d previously played in bands Rain Parade and Opal, founded Mazzy Star with Hope Sandoval in 1989.

He will be greatly missed.

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