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Smash Mouth’s Steve Harwell Enters Hospice Care Due to Liver Failure

Smash Mouth Lead Singer Steve Harwell In Hospice Care

In a somber turn of events, Steve Harwell, renowned as the lead vocalist of the iconic band Smash Mouth, has recently entered hospice care, grappling with the devastating consequences of liver failure. The news was confirmed by Harwell’s manager, who acknowledged the singer’s lifelong battle with alcohol abuse, culminating in this critical stage of liver deterioration.

Steve Harwell Returns Home for Hospice Care as His Health Declines


It’s been reported that Steve Harwell, the lead singer of Smash Mouth, was previously in the hospital for treatment but has now returned home to be surrounded by friends and family as he receives hospice care over the past three days. According to his manager, there’s a grim prognosis, with perhaps only a week or so left for him.

Steve Harwell’s Influential Role in Smash Mouth and Heartfelt Messages from Fellow Artists

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Steve Harwell, a co-founder of Smash Mouth, has been an integral part of the band since its formation in 1994. Smash Mouth’s fame soared with their 1999 hit “All Star” and other popular songs like “Walkin’ on the Sun,” “Can’t Get Enough of You Baby,” and “I’m a Believer.”

Following the news of Harwell’s health, fellow musician Bret Michaels showed his support on the social media platform X (formerly known as Twitter), sharing kind words and encouragement.