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Jon Bunch (1970 - 2016)

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Jon Bunch (1970 - 2016)

Jon Bunch, co-founder and lead singer for the 1990s emo band Sense Field has died at the age of 46, according to Billboard Magazine. 

Bunch formed Sense Field in 1990 and the band was a pioneer for emo bands such as Jimmy Eat World, Dashboard Confessional and New Found Glory.

Sense Field released five albums and toured all over the world with bands such as The Goo Goo Dolls. The band had their greatest success with the song “Save Yourself,” which was included in the soundtrack for the popular science fiction television series Roswell. The group broke up in 2004.

After Sense Field, Bunch became the lead singer for the band Further Seems Forever until 2006. Bunch was currently fronting the band War Generation, who are signed to Rise Records.


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Tributes came in for Bunch on social media including Twitter.

Jimmy Eat World

✔ @jimmyeatworld

We are very sad to hear about the passing of Jon Bunch. He was such a talented and kind human being. He will be sorely missed!

hayley from Paramore

✔ @yelyahwilliams

Rest in peace, Jon Bunch. Your voice sang me to sleep many nights. Thx for your contribution to my fav Further Seems Forever album.

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