Midnight Oil’s Bones Hillman dies at 62
Bones Hillman, longtime bass player with seminal Australian rock outfit Midnight Oil, died at the age of 62 after a battle with cancer, Ultimate Classic Rock reports. “He was the bassist with the beautiful voice, the band member with the wicked sense of humour, and our brilliant musical comrade” - reads a statement from Midnight Oil. He passed away Saturday Nov. 9, the same day the Australian Albums Chart was published, featuring Midnight Oil's 'The Makarrata Project' as the new No. 1.