Sheehan was 68. He told interviewers he started as a teen playing in bands then going to the managing side where he joined U2 for three decades of playing clubs, concerts and tour.
Just hours after the first night of the LA part of the tour Sheehan was found dead reportedly of a massive heart attack at the Sunset Marquis Hotel in West Hollywood. The hotel, a well known lodging for the rich and famous. Sheehan wasn't a famous face, but to Bono and the band he was as much a part of U2 as anyone else.
Bono writing on the band's website, "We've lost a family member, we're still taking it in. He wasn't just a legend in the music business, he was a legend in our band. He is irreplaceable."
As the tour continues that feeling of loss will, no doubt, be felt according to Lyndsey Parker.
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