Original Saint Vitus bassist Mark Adams has died at 64 years old. Adams played with Saint Vitus from their founding in 1978 to their breakup in 1996, and then in the reunited lineup between 2008 and 2016. Adams' death was confirmed by Saint Vitus guitarist Dave Chandler via Blabbermouth.
We wish Adams' friends and family all the best at this time.
"This is the hardest thing I've ever had to write. I found out last night. I can't say it out loud. I'm heartbroken to inform everyone that my best friend and co – founder of Saint Vitus Mark Adams has passed away. The details are vague, as I haven't actually spoken with the family yet. He left us May 23 2023 peacefully in his sleep. I'm trying to contact anyone in the family to find out more.
"Mark was the best person I've ever met. He was kind to everyone, even those who did him wrong. Never had a bad word to say about anyone. Always found the good in everything no matter how bad it was. A great guy to be around. Nothing will ever be the same.
"God bless you my dear friend. I love you
"Mark Anthony Adams. 1958 – 2023."