Ex-Weezer bassist Mikey Welsh dies at 40 after Twitter death prediction

Weezer rocker Mikey Welsh found dead at 40 after predicting the exact time and place of his death on Twitter

9:47 AM on 10th October 2011

Tragedy: Former Weezer bassist Mikey Walsh has died of a suspected drug overdose at the age of 40

Tragedy: Former Weezer bassist Mikey Walsh has died of a suspected drug overdose at the age of 40

Foreshadowing: Welsh predicted his death on Twitter, he even corrected the date for accuracy

Foreshadowing: Welsh predicted his death on Twitter, he even corrected the date for accuracy

Green Album: Welsh was a fixture until his nervous breakdown, he played with Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Wilson and Brian Bell

Green Album: Welsh was a fixture until his nervous breakdown, he played with Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Wilson and Brian Bell

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Art: After his troubles with drugs and mental health issues, Welsh had found solace in his painting

Art: After his troubles with drugs and mental health issues, Welsh had found solace in his painting

Legacy: Welsh also predicted his art will increase in value if he dies prematurely

Legacy: Welsh also predicted his art will increase in value if he dies prematurely