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Conway Savage of the Bad Seeds Undergoes Brain Surgery

by VVN Music

Conway Savage, the keyboard player for Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, underwent brain surgery recently for a brain tumor.

Although the actual date of the operation is not known, the band announced the current status of Savage on Thursday (October 26):

Many of you have noticed the absence of Conway Savage from this Summer’s North American tour and from the current European tour.

Conway was diagnosed with a brain tumour and underwent an operation just before the start of the North American shows.

The operation was largely a success and he is currently at home in Australia undergoing follow-up treatment.

I’m sure you’ll all join us in sending our beloved Conway lots of love & very best wishes. We are missing him enormously.

We send him all our love and thoughts,

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

Savage joined the Bad Seeds in 1990, replacing Roland Wolf, and recorded for the first time with them on 1992's Henry's Dream. He has also released six solo studio albums and EPs.