Australian rock star ROBBIE WATTS has been found dead in a friend's kitchen just hours after he was scheduled to perform with his group the COSMIC PSYCHOS. The guitarist, nicknamed The Rocket, died in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday morning (01JUL07). He was 47. The cause of death was not released before WENN went to press. Watts performed his final show in Bendigo on Friday night (30JUN06). Also a renowned banjo player, Watts joined the Cosmic Psychos in 1990 after playing with cult Melbourne groups the QUIVERING QUINNS.
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