The bassist had been battling the disease since 2007.
Mike Porcaro, the former longtime bassist for American rock band Toto has died aged 59, his bandmate and brother Steve Porcaro confirmed via his Facebook page on Sunday. “Our brother Mike passed away peacefully in his sleep at 12:04 AM last night at home surrounded by his family. Rest in peace, my brother,” wrote the keyboardist on his personal Facebook page.
Toto's Steve Lukather performs in London, 2011
Toto singer Steve Lukather later added his condolences via the group’s official page writing, “My brother Mike Porcaro is now at peace. I will miss him more than I could ever put into words. My deepest love to the family. God bless,” wrote Steve, who has played with the band since 1975.
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