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The music world mourns the loss of Shifty Shellshock (real name Seth Binzer), frontman of the iconic rock-rap group. Sources like Kerrang! and News Week confirmed his passing earlier this week after his discovery at his Los Angeles home. While details and cause of death remain undisclosed by the LA medical examiner, the news leaves a void in the hearts of fans who grooved to their infectious tunes.

Shifty Shellshock burst onto the scene in the late 90s, with their breakout hit “Butterfly” (1999) topping charts worldwide. The song’s catchy blend of rock and rap became an anthem for a generation. Though their second album (2002) didn’t replicate the initial success, the band reunited in 2007, releasing their comeback album “The Brimstone Sluggers” in 2015.

Shifty Shellshock collaborated with British producer Paul Oakenfold on the 2002 track “Starry Eyed Surprise” showcasing his versatility.

Known for his candor, Shifty openly discussed his personal struggles with addiction throughout the 2000s, even participating in reality shows to create awareness.

He leaves behind a legacy of music and a reminder of the challenges faced by artists in the spotlight. As fans await further details, one thing is certain: the butterfly Shifty Shellshock unleashed will continue to flutter in the hearts of his fans.

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