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Primer 55's Jason J-Sin Luttrell

Former Primer 55 Vocalist Jason “J-Sin” Luttrell Has Passed Away (Updated)


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Update August 11th, 2018 12:12pm:

Former Primer 55, etc. guitarist/vocalist Bobby Burns has commented on the passing of Luttrell, issuing the following statement:

“At 8:31 pm central time yesterday I lost a person that was once my very best friend in the world. Riding around Memphis TN on skate boards in the middle of the night and being stupid. Writing songs. Talking about dreams. Our dream came true and we signed a record deal that would forever change our lives.

It was a roller coaster that turned best friends into business partners and boredom that turned business partners into reckless humans that made lots of bad choices. We had ALOT of fun at times but also a lot of drama. I’m sad we never got the chance to reconnect on any level. My prayers are with your family. Rest easy Jason Luttrell.”

Original Story:

Former Primer 55 vocalist Jason J-Sin Luttrell passed away yesterday night, August 10th. Luttrell had been suffering from health issues in recent years and was was said to be in poor health around the time of his passing.

Luttrell fronted Primer 55 from 1997-2003, appearing on their major label releases, “Introduction To Mayhem” and “(The) New Release“. He exited the group back in 2003 amid battles with substance abuse and briefly returned in 2007. His friends, fans and family have taken to expressing their grief and sharing their memories of him over at his Facebook.

His former bandmate, ex-Primer 55 bassist Joshua Toomey commented of his passing:

Jason was the voice of not only Primer 55, but as well as the voice of an era and a kind human being. He had his troubles and vices but in the end will be missed by all.”

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