How Jimmy Bain Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Jimmy Bain reached the respectable age of 68 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous bassist.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Bassist best known as a member of the old-school metal bands Dio and Rainbow. He co-wrote 80’s metal classics like “Holy Diver” with Dio.

He began his professional career as the bassist for the band Street Noise in the early 70’s.

He is the founder of Hear ‘n Aid, an organization which aims to help those suffering from hunger.

His parents and brothers moved to Canada when he was a teenager.

His bands Rainbow and Dio were both fronted by the late metal singing legend Ronnie James Dio.

How did Jimmy Bain die?

Jimmy Bain's death was caused by Lung Cancer.

The cause of death was determined to be lung cancer. Bain had not been diagnosed with cancer and was aware only of his pneumonia. He is interred in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), not far from his bandmate Ronnie James Dio.
Information about the death of Jimmy Bain
Cause of deathLung Cancer
Age of death68 years
ProfessionBassist
BirthdayDecember 19, 1947
Death dateJanuary 23, 2016
Place of deathAtlantic Ocean
Place of burialN/A