Tom Petty, the iconic front man of the Heartbreakers, died at aged 66, of cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu, California.
“On behalf of the Tom Petty family…we are devastated to announce the untimely death of of our father, husband, brother, leader and friend Tom Petty. He died peacefully at 8:40 p.m. PT surrounded by family, his bandmates and friends”, stated Tony Dimitriades, longtime manager of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
Petty has had an expansive pop career, both as a solo act and as part of the Heartbreakers, with numeral pop hits under his belt.
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