Who is Sebastian LaBar? On Wednesday, 14 July, Sebastian LaBar confirmed the news of his father’s death. Jeff LaBar was a celebrated glam metal musician and guitarist of metal band Cinderella. Fans and friends are taking to social media to share their condolences with the LaBar family.

Who is Sebastian LaBar?

Sebastian LaBar is the son of Jeff LaBar, guitarist in glam metal band Cinderella.

Just like his dad, Sebastian is also a musician. He is currently a guitarist for Tantric, the band he joined in 2017.

Previously, he was with Philadelphia based band MACH22.

Sebastian LaBar is Jeff’s only son and is the progeny of Jeff LaBar’s marriage to his first wife Gaile LaBar-Bernhard.

It is unclear when Jeff and Gaile divorced but LaBar got married a second time – to Debinique LaBar, according to meaww.

According to Music Xplorer, Sebastian’s musical influences are his father Jeff, George Lynch, Randy Rhodes, Zakk Wylde, ACDC’s Angus Young, and Doug Aldrich, to name a few.

His favourite guitar is the 1980 Gibson Les Paul Custom his father used on the Cinderella albums and in live shows.

Cinderella Guitarist Jeff LaBar’s son announces dad’s death, age 58

On Wednesday, 14 July, Sebastian confirmed the news of his father’s passing via a social media post. Jeff LaBar was 58 when he passed.

“My father, my hero, my idol, passed away today. I’m currently at a loss for words. I love you pop!” Sebastian wrote on Instagram.

According to Rolling Stone magazine, the cause of death has yet to be disclosed.

Jeff joined Cinderella in 1985 after founding guitarist, Michael Schermick, left the band.

He joined the Philadelphia group as they were signing to Mercury/Polygram and remained in the band until 2017.

Their sophomore album, 1988’s Long Cold Winter, contained their biggest hit, Don’t Know What You Got (Till It’s Gone). The power ballad hit number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Fans mourn LaBar’s passing

Among those paying their respects to LaBar after his passing was Mark Slaughter, co-founder of the band Slaughter.

Slaughter tweeted: “Gone too soon. RIP Jeff LaBar.” He shared a smiling snap of the two musicians.

Fans and friends have gone online to share their condolences with the LaBar family.

Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage (2021) | Official Trailer | HBO

Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage (2021) | Official Trailer | HBO

Related Topics