Legendary ZZ Top bass player Dusty Hill passed away on the 28th of July in Houston, Texas. His death was announced by his co-band members.

“We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, TX. We, along with legions of ZZ Top fans around the world, will miss your steadfast presence, your good nature and enduring commitment to providing that monumental bottom to the ‘Top’. We will forever be connected to that “Blues Shuffle in C.”, as it’s mentioned in the official announcement of the band.