Phil Naro, who sang for the Buffalo band Talas, has died at the age of 63 from cancer. The news was confirmed by his family and former bandmates on social media.
"Phil Naro. One of the finest human beings I have ever known. I’m deeply saddened to report his passing," tweeted bassist Billy Sheehan, who played in Talas with Naro. "He fought a valiant battle till the end, and inspired all who knew him to stay positive and keep going against all odds. God bless you, Phil. Rest in peace dear friend."