Snowblood Apple were saddened to hear of the death, at the age of 38, of Hideaki Sekiguchi, or Billy, or Bass Wolf, in the morning of March 31st 2005. The following is taken from the official Guitar Wolf BBS located at
We regret to inform you that Hideaki Sekiguchi, a.k.a. Billy has passed away
by heart attack in the morning of March 31st., at the age of 38.
Vigil and funeral information is as follows:
Vigil: 18:00p.m.～(non-relatives 19:00p.m.～ ) on Tuesday, April 5
Funeral: 10:00a.m.～11:00a.m., The Hearse to Leave at 11:00a.m. on
Wednesday, April 6
Place: Rinkaisaijo http://www.rinkaisaijo.or.jp
1-3-1, Tokai, Ohta-Ku, Tokyo
*Since there is NO parking lot, we kindly ask you not to drive to the place.
We announce that all shows will be cancelled.
We hope to have your understanding.
March 31, 2005 Guitar Wolf, SBT Music
Very sad news, and we send our condolences to anyone who knew him.
- The Sore Losers
- Wild Zero