Walter Lure Obituary: Walter Lure, the guitarist for the spearheading New York punk band Johnny Thunders And The Heartbreakers, has passed on. The Los Angeles club Starwood posted about his demise: “Walter Lure (April 22, 1949 – August 22, 2020) our dear companion has died. Walter was determined to have liver and lung malignancy in July 2020, which spread quickly and he kicked the bucket from entanglements identified with the disease at 71 years old, calmly in the emergency clinic, encompassed by family.
Bait played on the Heartbreakers’ unrivalled studio collection, L.A.M.F. — which turned out in 1977 — and he left the band not long after it was delivered. He turned into a stock merchant however kept on playing music. He rejoined with the Heartbreakers various occasions before pioneer Johnny Thunders’ passing in 1991 and their drummer Jerry Nolan’s demise in 1992. (Bassist Billy Rath likewise passed on in 2014.)
The bait had his band, the Waldos. In 2018, he put out his first new collection in quite a while with them. He additionally played out various Heartbreakers review shows throughout the years. Not long ago, Lure put out his journal To Hell And Back: My Life In Johnny Thunders’ Heartbreakers, In The Words Of The Last Man Standing.