Steve Foley, R.I.P.

Aug 27th, 2008 // 2 Comments

Steve Foley, who was the Replacements’ final drummer–he played with the group on its last tour in 1990-91, replacing Chris Mars–died last weekend of an accidental prescription-medication overdose. I wasn’t a big fan of Jim Walsh’s 2007 oral history of the band, All Over But the Shouting, but Foley’s contributions to the story were affecting and thoughtful, and clear-eyed about the band’s legacy and his own role in it. Foley was 49. [Rolling Stone]

  1. themeparkexperience

    Wow. This is incredibly sad.

  2. agolden

    RIP Steve. Good to know Bob’s got company up there.

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