Dolores O'Riordan - Bospop Festival 2016, The Netherlands (YouTube / josdecross)
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Dolores O’Riordan, the lead singer of the popular Irish rock band The Cranberries, died suddenly on Monday in London, according to her publicist. O’Riordan was in London to do some recording.

The singer’s publicist says that O’Riordan’s family is “devastated,” but that “no further details are available at this time.” A rep from the band stated that she died “suddenly,” but offered no further information.

Her fellow band members expressed their sadness on the band’s Twitter, saying “we are devastated on the passing of our friend Dolores.” According to TMZ, the Cranberries reunited in 2009, and were planning a tour last year, but ended up canceling because of Dolores’ back pain.

The Cranberries were formed in 1989 and a year later, O’Riordan became the band’s lead singer after the original singer bailed. The group reached mainstream success with the song, “Zombie,” in 1994, which led to worldwide popularity and new life for earlier songs like “Linger” and “Dreams.”

#RIP Dolores O’Riordan

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Referenced: Dolores O’Riordan, voice of The Cranberries, dies at 46
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