Photo from UMe

Former Boston Drummer Sib Hashian Dead At 67

Sad news to report from the classic rock world as John “Sib” Hashian, best known for his seven year run as the drummer for Boston, has died. He was 67.

Per TMZ, Hashian’s son, Adam, confirms his father was performing on the Legends of Rock Cruise when he suddenly collapsed. CPR was administered and a defibrillator was used to try and revive Hashian, but neither action was successful.

So far, a cause of death has yet to be confirmed.

Hashian was the drummer for Boston from 1976-1983 and notably played on the band’s first three studio albums: 1976’s Boston, 1978’s Don’t Look Back and 1986’s Third Stage.

Boston - More Than a Feeling

Boston's official music video for 'More Than A Feeling'. Click to listen to Boston on Spotify: http://smarturl.it/BostonSpot?IQid=BostonMTAF As featured on Greatest Hits.

Boston - Party

Music video by Boston performing Party. (C) 1978 Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment http://vevo.ly/K7GtVw

Boston - A Man I'll Never Be

Music video by Boston performing A Man I'll Never Be. (C) 1979 Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment http://vevo.ly/87GYCs

Boston - Don't Look Back

Music video by Boston performing Don't Look Back. (C) 1978 Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment http://vevo.ly/1PYVtd

Boston - Foreplay/longtime - 6/17/1979 - Giants Stadium (Official)

Boston - Foreplay/longtime Recorded Live: 6/17/1979 - Giants Stadium - East Rutherford, NJ More Boston at Music Vault: http://www.musicvault.com Subscribe to Music Vault on YouTube: http://goo.gl/DUzpUF

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter. The first man she ever loved was Jack Daniel.  (True story.)