News of Hart’s passing spread quickly on social media and became a trending topic in the United States.
With a groundbreaking sound which folded melody, introspection and a bunch of external influences into an indie framework, Husker Du led the way for a plethora of bands from the Pixies and Dinosaur Jr to Nirvana and many more.
Hart, alongside bandmates Bob Mould and Greg Norton, released six albums from 1983's Everything Falls Apart to 1987's Warehouse: Songs and Stories. Their 1984 set Zen Arcade is considered a stone cold classic.
Though heralded by critics and musos for shaping the sound of ‘90s modern rock, the Minnesota outfit was neve inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame.