death was announced on his band's official Twitter page this morning, as they paid tribute to the late star.The social media post read: "This is the announcement we never wanted to make, and we do so with a very heavy heart. “Wilko Johnson has died.
He passed away at home on Monday 21st November. “Thank you for respecting the family's privacy at this very sad time. RIP Wilko Johnson.”Wilko also made his acting debut as mute executioner Ser Ilyn Payne in popular HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones.READ MORE: Wilko was diagnosed with late-stage pancreatic cancer in 2013 and had elected not to receive chemotherapy.
That year, he was told he had nine to 10 months left to live, but instead went on to release a whole new album, Going Back Home, in collaboration with the Who’s Roger Daltrey in 2014.Later that year, he announced that he was cancer-free following a major operation to remove a three kilogram tumour.Fans took the comments below to pay tribute to the late musician following the upsetting news of his death.Liam penned: “RIP Wilko, what a cool guy!” while Andrew added: “He won't be forgotten.”Hanner wrote: “Absolutely gutted.Read more on express.co.uk
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