Smash MouthSteve Harvell has announced that he has retired due to health issues over the years.
According to Los Angeles Times, After a concert in New York City on Saturday, October 9, the singer decided to give up music that made threatening and threatening comments to the crowd. , I swear to God, ”he told one of the fans). In the footage taken from the event, he appears to have dropped the Nazi salute.
A spokesman for Smash Mouth told the publication that Harvell had left the group, describing them as “medical issues”.
“Despite Steve trying to overcome these illnesses, it has become clear that he will not be able to continue his favorite work, performing in front of millions of fans around the band around the world,” they said.
TMZ The singer was reportedly diagnosed with cardiomyopathy eight years ago, leading to other medical failures such as heart failure and varnish encephalopathy, which “had a major impact on his motor functions, including speech and memory impairment.” This probably helped her perform at a concert at Bethel in New York over the weekend. Below you can see clips from the concert.
Regarding the Nazi salute, the spokesperson said the singer was “sorry for what he did, but this video on TikTok is not a clear picture of Steve.”
“Since my childhood, I dreamed of being a Rockstar performing in front of sold-out arenas, and I was fortunate enough to make that dream come true,” Harvell said in a statement. “For my teammates, it has been an honor for me to be with you all these years, and I can’t think I’ve spent this wild journey with anyone else.”
He added: “Thanks to our loyal and wonderful fans, it was all possible because of you. I tried to solve my physical and mental health problems, to play in front of you for the last time, but I can’t.”
Smash Mouth was heavily criticized when the decision was made last year coronavirus pandemic erupts at Sturgis motorcycle rally.