Liverpool band Her's have died along with their tour manager while travelling to a show in SXSW.
The duo played SXSW, enjoying a storming time at the Austin showcase before embarking on some West Coast shows.
Chatting to fans on Instagram they said it was "almost home time for the lads" after a US tour that had "gone swimmingly so far".
Tragically, Her's were involved in a road accident early Wednesday morning, and died alongside their tour manager.
News was confirmed by the group's label Heist Or Hit who wrote: “We are all heartbroken. Their energy, vibrancy and talent came to define our label. As humans, they were warm, gentle and hilarious.”
“Each time they stopped by the office made for an uplifting experience. To say they were close would be an underestimation of a friendship that was genuinely beautiful to witness; they loved one another like brothers.”
Enormously sad news our thoughts are with their family and friends.
Heartbreaking to hear the news of Her's and their tour manager. Truly devastating. Lots of love to those closest to them x— HAARM (@haarmband) March 29, 2019
All of us here so sad to hear about Liverpool duo #Hers So much talent taken from us all too soon. Tragic news and our thoughts and deepest condolences are with Stephen, Audun & Trevor's family and friends. Love from all the Bella Union family. Xxxxx— bella union (@bellaunion) March 28, 2019
Absolutely gutted and heartbroken to hear the news about Her's. Our thoughts go out to their family and loved ones at this time. They were truly wonderful people that always bought a smile to our faces whenever we ran into them. Shocked is an understatement x— I D L E S (@idlesband) March 29, 2019
Absolutely devastating news this morning. Her’s unique debut was an Album of the Month, accompanied by some truly wonderful in-stores. Much loved friends of Rough Trade, a very bright future taken away far far too soon. Thoughts with family, friends and fans x— Rough Trade (@RoughTrade) March 29, 2019
Photo: Emma Swann pic.twitter.com/ksF8u24P6q
We are hearing really sad news about Liverpool band #Hers.— The Guide Liverpool (@TheGuideLpool) March 28, 2019
It's been reported that the duo who formed in our city, & their tour manager have been killed in a road accident whilst on tour in California.
Our thoughts are with Stephen, Audun & Trevor's family and friends.
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