The Holloways Guitarist Rob Skipper Dead at 28

Rob Skipper, guitarist and founding member of North London indie rock group The Holloways, has died. He was 28.

The Holloways' former agent Matt Bates of Primary Talent International confirmed the news to NME and took to Instagram today to express his condolences. Skipper's cause of death has not yet been reported. 

Bates posted: 

One of my first ever acts. I'm so sorry to hear the terrible news today. Robb was always a true gentleman.

The Holloways released two albums in the band's seven-year career: 2006's So This is Great Britain? and 2009's No Smoke, No Mirrors, as well as several UK chart-topping singles including "Generator." Skipper also had a side project called Rob Skipper & The Musical Differences.

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