Glad Mondays star Shaun Ryder reveals brother Paul ‘complained of complications’ hours earlier than demise aged 58

The Happy Mondays - Paul Ryder, Shaun Ryder performing on This Morning
Shaun Ryder (l) is mourning the demise of his beloved brother Paul (Image: Rex Options)

Bass participant Paul died on July 15 on the age of 58 on the identical day the favored rock band have been on account of carry out on the Kubix Competition in Sunderland. 

The musician was a founding member of Glad Mondays alongside his brother Shaun, and tributes from the music business poured in after information of his demise broke. 

Shaun, 59, has now opened up in regards to the demise of his brother for the primary time, and stated their mom Linda found Paul in his mattress after he had complained of feeling sick following his return from the US. 

‘It’s a mad one as he does that flight on a regular basis from LA to right here,’ the singer defined to The Solar

‘He lands and begins complaining about this headache. It was murdering him. Our mam wished him to go to A&E however he stated “no I’ve bought to go to rehearsals”. 

Paul Ryder
Paul was discovered by his mom in his mattress and died aged 58 (Image: Rex Options)

Shaun Ryder
Shaun stated his youthful brother complained of complications after flying again from the States (Image: WireImage)

‘So he will get to rehearsals and he can’t recognise any of the band. He can’t recognise the drummer Gaz or anybody.’ 

Shaun added: ‘He lives in LA however once we play exhibits he flies in and comes and stays at me mam’s in Salford. So he goes house and takes some extra painkillers and stuff as a result of his head’s murdering him. 

‘Then me mam goes in his room at 6am and he was gone, rigor mortis had set in.’ 

Mark Day, Paul Ryder and Shaun Ryder of The Happy Mondays
Glad Mondays hailed Paul a ‘true pioneer and legend’ following his demise final week (Image: PA)

In line with Shaun, the paramedics stated it ‘appeared prefer it had been a blood clot or mind tumour’, however they received’t discover out the reason for demise till the post-mortem is accomplished, after which they’ll have the ability to lay him to relaxation with a funeral service. 

Asserting Paul’s demise on Twitter, his household wrote: ‘The Ryder household and Glad Mondays band members are deeply saddened and shocked to say that Paul Ryder handed away this morning.

‘A real pioneer and legend.

‘He will probably be eternally missed.

‘We thanks for respecting the privateness of all involved at the moment.

‘Lengthy stay his funk.’

The unique line-up of Glad Mondays included Gary Whelan, Paul Davis and Mark Day, alongside the Ryder brothers and Mark Day. Mark ‘Bez’ Berry later joined, earlier than the band broke aside in 1993.

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