Hawkwind: Mick Slattery Dies


Former Hawkwind and The Famous Cure guitarist Mick Slattery has died, aged 77, after a short illness, Hawkwind have reported.
The band posted on their Facebook page, “We are sorry to share the sad news that our old friend, and Hawkwind founder member, Mick Slattery passed away peacefully at home yesterday, St Patrick’s Day, 17th March 2023, aged 77, after a short illness.”
Slattery and Dave Brock had both been in psychedelic band The Famous Cure in the 60s and went on to form Hawkwind in 1969. The band formed out of Brock and Slattery meeting up with bassist John Harrison, and then drummer Terry Ollis, Nik Turner and Michael Davies, aka Dik Mik.