Chris Bailey, bass player for the Australian rock band the Angels, died on Thursday, April 4 after a battle with a very aggressive form of cancer. He was 62 years old.

Bailey was a member of the great Australian hard rock band from their inception in the mid '70s though the early '80s. He had recently rejoined the band a couple years ago, and played on their most recent album. The band were inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association Hall of Fame in 1998.