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Mikey Welsh

Mikey Welsh

(1971 – 2011)

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Mikey Welsh

Mikey Welsh
(1971 – 2011)

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Mikey Welsh

(1971 – 2011)
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About Mikey
This is an online obituary dedicated to Mikey Welsh. His full name was Michael Edward Welsh and he was an American artist and former musician, best known as the former bassist of Weezer. He played with Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo during Cuomo's time in Boston during the hiatus in the band Homie. Following original bassist Matt Sharp's decision to leave Weezer to focus on his group, The Rentals, Mikey Welsh was chosen to take over for him. Mikey Welsh played with Weezer from the time that they regrouped in 2000 until August 2001
Mikey Welsh was born April 20, 1971 in Syracuse, New York. He started off as a Boston-area musician, playing in bands such as Heretix, Chevy Heston, Jocobono, Left Nut, and Slower.
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He was also Juliana Hatfield's touring bassist. In 1997 he joined the first incarnation of The Rivers Cuomo Band, the side-project of Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo.
He joined Weezer following the departure of Matt Sharp in 1998. During Weezer's hiatus he played with Verbena and the first incarnation of Patrick Wilson's band The Special Goodness. He wrote a large number of bass lines in this period, recorded them and sent them to Rivers Cuomo for writing inspiration. He contributed four of these to Juliana Hatfield's 2000 album Juliana's Pony: Total System Failure. Mikey Welsh was given a co-writing credit for four songs.
He toured with the band from their resurgence in the summer of 2000 and most of the
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way through tours supporting The Green Album, the only Weezer album he would ever appear on. He would also appear on their limited edition Christmas EP (re-released in 2005 as Winter Weezerland) and on a number of b-sides and unreleased songs. He also played on the road and in the studio with Patrick Wilson's band The Special Goodness.
Mikey Welsh died on October 8th 2011. This is an online memorial dedicated to his life and his music. May he rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 11th Oct 2011
Melissa Garcia
wrote:
I'll miss you am s**tkickers, Mikey.... We all will. Get some rest, and start again tomorrow....
Remembrance Messages
On 10th Oct 2011
Jennifer Garcia
wrote:
Find yr peace Mikey, where ever you are my man. That's what you deserve. You are being missed. You won't be forgotten. Much Love -Jenn
Remembrance Messages
On 9th Oct 2011
Margie Ryan
wrote:
Miss you, man. You are finally free, haunted no more.
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Mikey Welsh

This is an online obituary dedicated to Mikey Welsh. His full name was Michael Edward Welsh and he was an American artist and former musician, best known as the former bassist of Weezer. He played with Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo during Cuomo's time in Boston during the hiatus in the band Homie. Following original bassist Matt Sharp's decision to leave Weezer to focus on his group, The Rentals, Mikey Welsh was chosen to take over for him. Mikey Welsh played with Weezer from the time that they regrouped in 2000 until August 2001
Mikey Welsh was born April 20, 1971 in Syracuse, New York. He started off as a Boston-area musician, playing in bands such as Heretix, Chevy Heston, Jocobono, Left Nut, and Slower....

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