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John Maus’s brother and bandmate Joe dies on tour

By | Published on Monday 30 July 2018

John Maus

John Maus’s brother and bandmate Joseph Maus has died while they were on tour in Latvia. The cause of death has not yet been announced. He was 30.

In a statement, John Maus’s US label Ribbon Music said: “We regret to inform you that Joe Maus passed away on Saturday 28 Jul in Cesis, Latvia while on tour with his brother John”.

“Those of us at Ribbon Music and Domino Recording Co who had the pleasure of working with Joe, a fixture in his brother’s band since its inception, are heartbroken”, the statement goes on. “We offer our deepest and most sincere condolences to Joe’s family Robert, Sue, Kevin, Stephanie and John Maus, as well as his bandmates Luke and Jonathan, and all those suffering this tragic loss”.

All remaining John Maus tour dates have been cancelled.