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ZZ TOP Bassist Dusty Hill’s Cause of Death: Hip Injury Related


Sad to announce that ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill has died. His bandmates, Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard confirmed his death news, but there are some reports about musician Dusty Hill’s cause of death.

Although it is unclear if Dusty’s death is related to a hip injury he recently suffered or another health scare, his bandmates confirmed that he passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, TX.

Previously, the band said ZZ TOP Bassist addressed his injury in the past few weeks, which forced him to bow out of a series of performances across the US and his bandmates.

Bassist Dusty Hill died after suffering hip injury
Bassist Dusty Hill passed away after suffering a hip injury

So, some reports are saying Dusty Hill died after suffering a hip injury.

US day News doesn’t confirm or refuse this reason for his death, but we are waiting for more official information, so stay with us.

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What’s ZZ TOP Bassist Dusty Hill’s Cause of Death?

Great Dusty Hill is dead, and his cause of death is reportedly related to a hip injury.

His bandmates wrote: “We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, TX. We, along with legions of ZZ Top fans around the world, will miss your steadfast presence, your good nature, and enduring commitment to providing that monumental bottom to the ‘Top.’ We will forever be connected to that “Blues Shuffle in C. You will be missed greatly, amigo.”

Dusty was one of ZZ Top’s founding members, best known for his famous beard, serving as their lead bass player and secondary lead vocalist since 1969.

The band has churned out a whopping 15 albums over its storied career. Different music organizations have honored and recognized the band on top of being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, especially in its home state of Texas.

Despite not having made a new album since 2012, the band has continued to tour and entertain audiences worldwide. Several records have gone gold, platinum, multi-platinum, and even one diamond offering in 1983’s iconic “Eliminator” was released in March 1983.

Possibly their biggest hit to date,

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Reactions to Dusty Hill’s Death

Following the tragic news, several fans, friends, and supporters reacted and stated their condolences on social media websites.

An online user tweeted: “Rest in peace, Dusty Hill. Saw ZZ Top in Liverpool in 2003 – absolutely awesome band! End of an era.” Another wrote: “Incredibly happy I was able to see ZZ Top live at least once before Dusty Hill passed.”

One of his fans also wrote on Twitter: “When I first saw ZZ Top play in the early 70’s I frankly didn’t know who they were. It was before the Tres Hombres album that really broke them came out, and I hadn’t heard anything by them. Needless to say, I became a lifelong fan after that evening. RIP Dusty Hill.”

Another noted that “One of the best concerts I have been to was ZZ Top. We were probably 10 rows off center stage and I have never felt bass like that before or after. My body was sore for like a week from the bass alone. RIP to man responsible for that bass, Joseph “Dusty” Hill.”

For tributes and prayers, please kindly scroll down and use the comment box to share your feelings about the heartbreaking news.

The family needs privacy; please respect them during this difficult time. More information about his death will be updated as we receive it.

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  1. Anonymous July 29, 2021

    Deeply bummed by this news!! Grew up listening to this band!! The music will live on forever, Rest In Peace Dusty!!

    1. US day News July 29, 2021

      We are all saddened by Dusty Hill’s death news. His music is alive. He will rest in paradise.

      1. Cheryl July 30, 2021

        This news has saddened me since I heard it. I was lucky to have seen them in concert 3x’s, saw them emerge from a UFO that came up from under the stage (Afterburner). I actually got to meet Billy at a hockey game in 1985, so Southernly down to earth. I pray for him, I pray for his band mates and family. Dusty, you left us with an enormous hole in the world, but also, you left us with some of the greatest music in this world and beyond.

        1. US day News July 30, 2021

          Dusty Hill’s death breaks our hearts. He was a legend. You’re really lucky that you have seen this wonderful man. He may rest in peace.

  2. David M. Harp August 6, 2021

    So sadden to hear about Dusty Hill passing. My big Brother who is also gone now loved ZZtop, I group Lessing to the great ZZtop band thanks to my beloved Brother.

    1. US day News August 6, 2021

      Dear David M. Harp,

      He was great, undoubtedly. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. God bless him.

  3. Donald Parsons August 7, 2021

    What a awesome guy love them there music rocks and he will be forever missed rest easy buddy

  4. Mary Rodriguez August 8, 2021

    Saw you at the Houston livestock and rodeo. I got the tickets for my birthday 🎂. It was a concert that I never found. The music was sensational.. it was a birthday and concert never forgotten ❤ 💖 💕 ♥ 💗.

    1. US day News August 9, 2021

      You are really lucky that you were at Dusty Hill’s concert. He will rest in paradise.

  5. Scott May 21, 2022

    RIP Dusty, bass and drums always form the foundation of a song and no one did it better than you and Frank. You will indeed be missed.


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