The Cranberries’ Lead Singer Dolores O’Riordan Has Passed Away Aged 46

The Cranberries Dolores O'Riordan

It is a sad day for music fans around the world. The lead singer of legendary Irish rock band The CranberriesDolores O’Riordan has passed away. Aged 46, the renowned female singer/songwriter had been a part of the iconic outfit since the early 1990s after she joined brothers Noel and Mike Hogan and drummer Fergal Lawler. Known for their seminal hits including ‘Zombie‘, ‘Linger‘, ‘Dreams‘ amongst several others, Dolores was found dead in a Park Lane hotel in London yesterday. Her publicist said in a statement:

“The lead singer with the Irish band The Cranberries was in London for a short recording session. No further details are available at this time.”

While the cause of her death is not yet known, you can read the band’s message below. Our thoughts go out to Dolores’ family and friends.