Guitarist, co-founder of Memphis band Saliva dies suddenly

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Published: Mar. 23, 2023 at 4:25 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Guitarist Wayne Swinny of the band Saliva died suddenly while on tour, the band announced Wednesday.

Swinny died after a spontaneous brain hemorrhage, the band announced.

He was 59 years old.

Swinny is a founding member of the Memphis band Saliva, best known for their 2001 single “Click Click Boom.”

The band was nominated for a Grammy in 2002 for Best Hard Rock Performance for the song “Your Disease.”

Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later time.

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