R.I.P. Dave Hlubek

Molly Hatchet guitarist dead

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Guitarist and Molly Hatchet founding member Dave Hlubek has died.

Announcing his passing on their official Facebook page today, the band paid tribute to Hlubek, who formed Molly Hatchet in 1971. Hlubek left the group in 1987 due to substance abuse issues; he eventually returned in 2005 and toured with them when his health allowed. He was 66.