Mr. Big Drummer, Founder Pat Torpey Dead At 64

February 9, 2018 by: admin

Photo Credit: William Hames

By Philip Sayblack

There’s more sad news to deliver tonight from the entertainment world.

Pat Torpey, drummer and founding member of Mr. Big has died.  Torpey passed away Wednesday from complications from Parkinsons Disease. The announcement of his passing came late Thursday.  Torpey’s family has requested privacy as they handle their loss.

Funeral arrangements are being made. Torpey was 64-years-old.

Torpey’s passing comes almost a year after Mr. Big released its most recent album, Defying Gravity, which was released July 21, 2017.  It was the band’s ninth full-length studio recording.

More information on Mr. Big and comments from Torpey’s band mates is available online now at:

Websitehttp://www.mrbigsite.com

Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/mrbigmusic

Twitterhttp://twitter.com/mtbigmusic

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