Sib Hashian, Boston drummer, dies at 67



Sib Hashian, the original drummer for the rock group Boston, has died. He was 67.

According to TMZ, Hashian (pictured above middle) was on the Legends of Rock Cruise and was in the middle of a set when he suddenly collapsed. CPR was performed and a defibrillator was used.

He was playing alongside fellow ex-band member Barry Goudreau, former Foreigner singer Lou Gramm, former Beach Boy David Marks and former Kansas singer John Elefante at the time of his death, the Boston Globe reported. Hashian's son Adam confirmed his death.

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BOSTON - FEBRUARY 17: The band Ernie and the Automatics pose for a portrait. From left to right are saxophonist Michael Tunes Antunes, drummer Sib Hashian, guitarist Barry Goudreau, bassist Tim Archibald, keyboardist Brian Maes, and Ernie Boch Jr., far right. They hosted a CD release party at the Hard Rock Cafe in Boston, Mass. on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009. (Photo by John Bohn/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Die US-amerikanische Musikgruppe 'Boston' (v.l.n.r.): Gitarrist Barry Goudreau, Schlagzeuger Sib Hashian, Bassist Fran Sheehan, Gitarrist und Keyboarder Tom Scholz und S�ger Brad Delp. Bart; B�te; lange Haare; M�ne; Hardrock Aufgenommen um 1979. (Photo by CBS/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
UNIONDALE - DECEMBER 10: (L-R) Brad Delp, Tom Scholz, Barry Goudreau, Sib Hashian and Fran Sheehan of the rock group Boston performing at the Nassau Coliseum on December 10, 1978 in Uniondale, NY. (Photo by Waring Abbott/Getty Images)
UNIONDALE - DECEMBER 10: From left to right, guitarist and lead vocalist Brad Delp, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Tom Scholz, guitarist and backing vocalist Barry Goudreau, drummer Sib Hashian and bass guitarist Fran Sheehan of the American rock band Boston performing on December 10, 1978 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, NY. (Photo by Waring Abbott/Getty Images)
UNIONDALE - DECEMBER 10: From left to right, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Tom Scholz, drummer Sib Hashian (hidden), bass guitarist Fran Sheehan (hidden), guitarist and lead vocalist Brad Delp and guitarist and backing vocalist Barry Goudreau of the American rock band Boston performing on December 10, 1978 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, NY. (Photo by Waring Abbott/Getty Images)
LONG BEACH, CA - MARCH 16 : Sib Hashian of Boston performs in concert at Long Beach Arena, March 16, 1977 in Long Beach, CA. (Photo by Bob Riha, Jr./Getty Images)
American rock group Boston performing on stage, USA, 30th January 1977. Left to right: Tom Scholz, Sib Hashian (drums) and Brad Delp. (Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images)
American rock group Boston USA, 30th January 1977. Clockwise, from front, left: drummer Sib Hashian, bassist Fran Sheehan, singer Brad Delp, guitarist Tom Scholz and guitarist Barry Goudreau. (Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images)
CIRCA 1976: (L-R), Sib Hashian, Brad Delp, Tom Scholz, Fran Sheehan and Barry Goudreau of the rock group 'Boston' pose for a portrait holding their guitars in circa 1976. (Photo by Ron Pownall/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
CIRCA 1976: (L-R) Brad Delp, Sib Hashian, Tom Scholz (top), Barry Goudreau, and Fran Sheehan of the rock group 'Boston' pose for a portrait in circa 1976. (Photo by Ron Pownall/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
CIRCA 1977: (L-R) Tom Scholz, Fran Sheehan, Sib Hashian, (bottom, L-R) Barry Goudreau and Brad Delp of the rock group 'Boston' pose for a portrait holding their guitars in circa 1977. (Photo by Ron Pownall/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
BOSTON - JANUARY 1: (Front L-R) Tom Scholz and Barry Goudreau and (back L-R) Fran Sheehan, Brad Delp and Sib Hashian of the rock group Boston on January 1, 1977 in Boston, MA. (Photo by Waring Abbott/Getty Images)
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The Legends of Rock Cruise began on March 18 in Florida and had stops in Puerto Rico and the Bahamas.

The drummer was part of Boston's famous 1976 self-titled album, which featured the mega-hit "More Than a Feeling."

From Lynnfield, Massachusetts, Hashian currently owns a record shop and a string of tanning salons in Boston, according to WCVB-TV, ABC-5.

Hashian is survived by his two daughters, songwriter Aja Hashian and singer-songwriter Lauren Hashian, who has a daughter with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

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