Bad Company lead singer Brian Howe has died, aged 66

7 May 2020, 15:57

Brian Howe
Brian Howe. Picture: Getty

By Giorgina Hamilton

Bad Company British singer Brian Howe has died from a heart attack aged 66.

According to reports from TMZ a relative of the singer confirmed that he passed away on Wednesday (May 7, 2020).

It is reported that Brian died from a cardiac arrest possibly on his way to hospital from his home in Florida.

The singer had previously suffered a heart attack in 2017.

Brian Anthony Howe, born in Portsmouth on July 22, 1953, was best known for replacing Paul Rogers as the lead-vocalist of Bad Company in 1983.

The band went on to release their Penetrator album with Brian at the helm and found acclaim with subsequent albums including Holy Water and Dangerous Age.

Holy Water proved to be their most popular work, reaching Top 40 and going platinum, with many of the album's tracks written by Brian himself.

After leaving Bad Company in 1994, Brian embarked on a solo career and created his own label, Howe's Business.