Gary Thain (15 May 1948 – 8 December 1975) was a rock bassist, best known for his work with British band, Uriah Heep.gary thain bass

During his last tour with Uriah Heep, Thain suffered an electric shock at the Moody Coliseum in Dallas, Texas on 15 September 1974, and was seriously injured. Due to his drug addiction he was not able to perform properly, and was fired by the band in early 1975 and replaced by former King Crimson bassist/vocalist, John Wetton. Thain died of respiratory failure due to a heroin overdose, on 8 December 1975, aged 27.

Gary Thain Electrocuted

Discography with Uriah Heep
Demons and Wizards (1972)
The Magician’s Birthday (1972)
Uriah Heep Live (1973)
Sweet Freedom (1973)
Wonderworld (1974)

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