Alan Lancaster dead – Status Quo founding member & bass player dies aged 72 at home in Australia after MS battle

STATUS Quo bassist Alan Lancaster has died aged 72 after battling Multiple Sclerosis.

Lancaster's close pal and entertainment reporter Craig Bennett confirmed the news of his death on Facebook.

Bennett wrote: "[I] am heartbroken to announce the passing of Alan Lancaster, British born music royalty, guitar God and founding member of iconic band, Status Quo,

"Despite having MS and issues with his mobility, Alan participated in hugely successful reunion tours… He bravely played to thousands of adoring fans..and loved being back with the band and his loyal Quo army."

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