Anton Fier, a drummer, composer, bandleader and producer has died at age 66. He was born on June 20, 1956 and died Sept. 21, 2022 at age 66.
What happened to Anton Fier? How did Anton Fier die? Tere has been no official statement regarding his death and as a result, circumstances which led to his demise is unknown.
Tributes have been coming in Wednesday night (Sept. 21) from friends and collaborators.
Syd Straw, who performed with Fier in the Golden Palominos in the 1980s, playing live and contributing vocals to 1985 album ‘Visions of Excess’ and its follow-up, 1986’s ‘Blast of Silence (Axed My Baby For a Nickel) wrote;
Bob Mould, whose solo albums Workbook and Black Sheets of Rain featured Anton on drums, also wrote;
Fier was an early member of The Lounge Lizards and The Feelies.
He was in The Lodge (with John Greaves), worked with Pere Ubu, was briefly in the Voidoids, and founded The Golden Palominos.
Fier produced several albums, such as;
- The 1988 album of Drivin’ N Cryin’,
- Whisper Tames The Lion, a 2009 album by guitar virtuoso Jim Campilongo titled Orange, and
- Lianne Smith’s Two Sides of a River, on which Fier also played drums.