Walk Off The Earth bandmember Mike “Beard Guy” Taylor has passed away, the band has confirmed.
The Canadian indie group took to social media Sunday to announce the sad the news: “It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved brother and band member, Mike “Beard Guy” Taylor.”
They added, “Mike had a love for life that was unmatched and a willingness to give that went beyond ordinary means.”
Tayor was found in his Burlington home Sunday morning, appearing to have died from natural causes. He leaves behind two children.
His bandmates express their “deepest sympathies” for Taylor’s family and ask for privacy for his close ones.
Walk off the Earth was scheduled to kick off 2019 with a world tour and a performance in Niagara Falls on New Year’s Eve. Their Monday night performance has been cancelled.