'Dead Kennedys Drummer, Dies at 63

Dies at 63

Peligro, the

drummer for influential punk band Dead Kennedys who also was a drummer for the Red

The band

confirmed the news of Peligro’s passing on their official social media accounts Saturday night (

29), noting

that he died the day before in his Los Angeles home following an accidental fall

Peligro (Darren

Henley) passed away in his Los Angeles home yesterday, October 28th,” Dead Kennedys wrote in

“Police on

the scene stated that he died from trauma to the head caused by an accidental

Arrangements are

pending and will be announced in the coming days

We ask

that you respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time

“My dear

friend, my brother I miss you so much,” Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea wrote on

Peligro had

played with the band briefly, in 1988, and has three writing credits on RHCP’s Mother’

Flea’s tribute

said: “I’m devastated today, a river of tears, but all my life I

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