Former Big Audio Dynamite bandmember NICK HAWKINS died on 10 October (05). He was 40 years old.

The British guitarist passed away at his home after suffering a severe heart attack.

Hawkins played with the MEDICINE SHOW rockers from 1990 until 1997, but was working on a solo album entitled DUSK TILL DAWN up until his death.

It was due for release next year (06).