Walk Off The Earth Band Member Mike Taylor Has Died

We Have Lost a great Canadian!

Walk Off the Earth’s keyboardist and vocalist, Mike Taylor, died in his sleep sometime between Saturday night and Sunday morning.

The statement from the band says: “It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved brother and band member, Mike ’Beard Guy’ Taylor.”   He died of “natural causes […] in his sleep”. See the full statement below.


Mike had two children and the band is asking for privacy at this time for his family.

The band has been together since 2006 and really made a name for themselves in 2012 when their cover of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” went viral, with over 185 million views to date.