Peter Banks, the original guitarist for the British band Yes, died on March 7 at the age of 65, according to USA Today.
A post on his official website stated that Banks died from heart failure and was found in his London home after he didn’t show up to a recording session.
Members of the band Yes released an official statement on their Facebook page, mourning the loss of their friend:
“We are deeply saddened to learn about the passing of fellow bandmate and founding Yes member, Peter Banks. He was a huge piece of the fabric that made Yes what it is, and our thoughts, sincere condolences, and prayers are with him and his family. Peter, we shall miss you greatly.”