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US: Rock band Toto's bass player Mile Porcaro dies

  • US rock band Toto’s bass player Mike Porcaro died after a protracted battle with Motor neurone disease. Porcaro was 59. Steve Porcaro, Toto’s keyboardist, said that his brother had died peacefully in his sleep. Toto, which had recorded hits such as Africa and Rosanna, had broken up in 2008. However, the band regrouped in 2010 to raise money for Porcaro. Steve Lukather, Toto guitarist, wrote on Facebook that Mike was ‘now at peace’.