Tony SlyBorn: 1970-11-04 - Died: 2012-07-31
Cause of Death: Unknown / not released
It is with great sorrow that we must say goodbye to Tony Sly of No Use For A Name. We received a call earlier today of his passing, and are devastated. We have lost an incredible talent, friend, and father – one of the true greats. Fat Mike had this to say: “One of my dearest friends and favorite song writers has gone way too soon. Tony, you will be greatly missed.”Tony Sly was 41 years of age.
Who was Tony Sly :
Tony Sly was a well-known punk rock musician who fronted the band No Use For a Name, which he joined at the age of 18 in 1989.
Even though Sly was involved with No Use For a Name, he also started a solo career in 2008. With Sly's solo career, he tapped into the genre of "acoustic folk punk," and also teamed up with Lagwagon frontman Joey Cape.