Legendary rock artist Tom Petty passed away yesterday evening after having been taken off life support post-cardiac arrest.
Petty was found unresponsive in his home Sunday night after going into cardiac arrest and was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced brain dead. Petty's family decided to take him off life support and issued a Do Not Resuscitate, and Petty passed on late Monday night or early Tuesday morning at the age of 66 years old. Now members of Sepultura, Anthrax, Dethklok, Halestorm, Fozzy, Testament, Sons Of Apollo, and more are memorializing Petty via social media and remembering all he gave to the world of rock, and the world in general, with his music.
Rest in peace, Tom, and thanks for all the music.
No! We have lost Tom Petty. From our opening act in the seventies to becoming a brilliant songwriter and performer I have loved his music. pic.twitter.com/yhyPCfm2l6
— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) October 2, 2017
Tom Petty will always be an amazing influence in this world. Thank you for your music sir.??❤️
— Derrick Green (@derrick_green) October 2, 2017
Way too young…Rest In Peace Tom…. You'll always be remembered as a Giant pic.twitter.com/OBDdtdKBgk
— DOUG ALDRICH (@Douglas_Aldrich) October 2, 2017
One of the most distinctive voices in R&R. The Confederate Flag thing pissed me off, but Petty was one of the GREATS. Very sad to hear
— Vernon Reid (@vurnt22) October 2, 2017
RIP Tom Petty ?
— Derek Sherinian (@DerekSherinian) October 2, 2017
— Chad Smith (@RHCPchad) October 2, 2017
— FrankBello (@TheFrankBello) October 2, 2017
We are heartbroken beyond words. Shattered. Tom Petty’s music has been a huge part of our lives. Our thoughts are with his family & friends. pic.twitter.com/Kfz6WJyv3v
— Nickelback (@Nickelback) October 2, 2017
— Alex Skolnick (@AlexSkolnick) October 2, 2017
— Mike Portnoy ? (@MikePortnoy) October 2, 2017
So sad to hear of Tom’s demise…such a wonderful talent & super guy…RIP…:( pic.twitter.com/oVxOpLrAMl
— David Coverdale (@davidcoverdale) October 2, 2017
— Morgan Rose (@morgan7d) October 2, 2017
Tom Petty. Without a doubt one of the best god dammit.
— Brendon Small (@_Brendonsmall) October 2, 2017
R.I.P. Tom Petty
— Richie Kotzen (@Richie_Kotzen) October 2, 2017