Mikey Welsh: Weezer bassist dies at 40 after Twitter death prediction

“I dreamt I died in Chicago”: Weezer rocker Mikey Welsh found dead at 40 after predicting the exact time and place of his death on Twitter

6:46 PM 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