Tickle Me Pink Bassist Found Dead

New band Tickle Me Pink had a tragic setback July 1st when bassist Johnny Schau was found dead in his Colorado home.

The 22-year-old Schou died the same day the band was expected to release its debut album with an in-store appearance in Denver, according to a statement.

"Further information regarding the band’s plans and dates that have been previously announced will be forthcoming in due time," the band said.

Tickle Me Pink was expected to tour with Finch and Scary Kids Scaring Kids beginning July 18th with dozens of dates lined up through September.