Mike Gibbons death: Thunderstick guitarist passed away unexpectedly, cause of death and obituary

Mike Gibbons cause of death. (Source: Facebook)
Mike Gibbons cause of death. (Source: Facebook)


We just learned the tragic news that guitarist for Thunderstick Mike Gibbons had passed away. Those who knew him are in shock and sadness following his unexpected passing.

Mike Gibbons was regarded as having a friendly personality. Many people must be curious to know the Mike Gibbons cause of death in light of the recent news. So How did Mike Gibbons die? Here are all the specifics regarding his tragic passing and the impact he left behind.


Who was Mike Gibbons?

Mike Gibbons was a Session guitarist, Songwriter and Musical Director from Truro, Cornwall. He held positions with Thunderstick and Mike Gibbons Guitar as a former guitarist and senior managing director, respectively. He received his degree from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

In the UK, Mike Gibbons worked as a session musician and songwriter for TV, writing songs for brands like Primark, Flora, Touchnote, Pampers, Wealth Dragons, Horrid Henry, and the BBC.

Additionally, he collaborated with artists, and he had the good fortune to perform so alongside Maram Hassler, Barbara Zanetti, T’Pau, Liv Austen, Petrina Johnson, Richard O’Brien, Dave Berry, CJ Janson, Mike Pender, Simon Densley, and Thunderstick, Leo Kelly-Gee, Dave Dee, Jamie Johnson, Leanne Mitchell (2012 The Voice winner), Brian Pool, Mike D’Abo, The Supremes, Freak Power, Rachel Cardy, and many more.

In addition to playing the guitar, he also wrote songs and composed music.

In the Paradigm Shift PC game, a song by him called “Butterfly” was played throughout the credits. Additionally, he co-wrote a song that is currently signed to the Armada label.

He has also worked in the sync industry as a session guitarist and a music composer for commercials for brands like Amcal, Subway Sandwiches, and other clients.

He has traveled the world as a professional musician and has met some truly interesting people. He offers guitar and music theory lessons privately and online and liked working with anyone who is creative.


How did Mike Gibbons die?

On July 24, 2023, former Thunderstick guitarist Mike Gibbons passed away.

On Facebook, Thunderstick Band posted the heartbreaking information.

It read,

“It is with a heavy heart that we announce that former Thunderstick guitarist Mike Gibbons passed away yesterday.

We knew him as ‘Captain Jack’,he had a cavalier attitude to life,never taking anything too seriously.He was a talented guitarist.

RIP ‘Captain Jack’… Taken far too soon …Raven,Rex,B. 😢

Everyone knew him as “Captain Jack“; he had a carefree outlook on life and never took himself too seriously.A gifted guitarist who was lost too soon. Mike Gibbons was always willing to provide a helping hand and improve the lives of others. All those who knew him will be much missed, and his legacy will be one of generosity, compassion, and service.

Mike Gibbons cause of death

We are deeply saddened to hear about the demise of Thunderstick Band member Mike Gibbons. His family, friends, and coworkers were shocked and saddened to learn of his demise.

Mike Gibbons had a profound impact on many people’s lives, and those who knew and collaborated with him will feel his loss keenly. Despite his passing, those who were fortunate enough to have come into contact with him will never forget him and his influence.

Understandably, Mike Gibbons’ family has decided to grieve in privacy and has not yet released any information about the details of his death or what caused it. As a result, making assumptions or comments about what occurred would be inappropriate. Instead of mourning his passing, let’s celebrate his life and everything he did for people around him. All who knew Mike Gibbons will miss him dearly. He will be remembered for his kindness, generosity, and commitment to his job and community.


Tributes to Mike Gibbons

Many people expressed their profound sympathies to his family and expressed how much they loved him. The news of this occurrence has upset his supporters and fans.

Viavanne Leonard wrote: “R.I.P Mike Gibbons it was good to know you and work with you. Another talented musician leaving us too soon 😔

Sharon Halliwell wrote: “RIP Mike Gibbons 🎸🤟 keep those riffs going with all the other musician Angels. My thoughts to all his family and friends at such an emotional time xx❤️



One of the worst things anyone can go through in life is losing a loved one. Any journey must have a destination at the end. The person’s time on earth has regrettably come to an end now that they have died. We wish him eternal peace and send our thoughts and prayers to his loved ones, family, friends. May he rest in peace.

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