It is sad to see that the music world has suffered another loss today. Dave Hlubek, founding member of the southern rock band Molly Hatchet has died. According to a post released by the band Foghat, Hlubek died from a heart attack. He was known for writing some of the bands most well known songs, Flirtin’ With Disaster, Whiskey Man and Gator Country amongst others. He was 66.
“Wow. We just heard that our friend Dave Hlubek, lead guitar and one of the founding members of Molly Hatchet has passed away of a heart attack. Our love and thoughts are with his family, friends and fans. Rest in Peace Dave.”
Molly Hatchet have released the following statement:
“It is with great sorrow to announce the passing of our beloved friend and band member Dave Hlubek. Dave was one of the founding lead guitarists of Molly Hatchet. Amongst his many contributions to southern rock is “Flirtin’ with Disaster.” Our condolences and our prayers go out to his family during this time of loss. He will be missed but never forgotten, as the music lives on through his legacy in Molly Hatchet.”
It is with great sorrow to announce the passing of our beloved friend and band member Dave Hlubek. Dave was one of the…