Fans and musicians have paid tribute to former 3 Doors Down guitarist Matt Roberts following his death this weekend.
The 38-year-old was found dead in a hotel in Wisconsin, where he was due to perform at a charity event for war veterans.
“um matt roberts, formerly of 3 doors down and lead guitarist for kryptonite died and tbh i’m pretty devastated,” wrote one Twitter user, while others said they would be listening to the band’s back catalogue in Roberts’ memory.
“listening to every @3doorsdown song after hearing about Matt’s untimely death. just, why?” said another.
Jasin ‘O’Neil Todd, a member of US band Shinedown wrote on Instagram: “Some of my fondest touring memories are with Matt Roberts and the @3doorsdown guys. They believed in us when no one else did. RIP Matty. Love you my man. Have a good journey and we’ll float those battleships again one day brother. Condolences to the entire 3 Doors Down family.”
See more tributes to Roberts below.
listening to every @3doorsdown song after hearing about Matt's untimely death.
— Cheese (@_cheesyx) August 22, 2016
um matt roberts, formerly of 3 doors down and lead guitarist for kryptonite died and tbh i'm pretty devastated
— j$ (@whoolia_isjulia) August 22, 2016
— ⚽Miranda11⚽ (@MirandaBrione) August 22, 2016
— behrtheterror (@behrtheterror) August 22, 2016
— Star 107.9 (@starradiovegas) August 22, 2016
— Sam K (@skphotographer) August 22, 2016
I'm learning just now the passing of Matt Roberts former member of @3doorsdown. What a loss. 'Let Me Go' is one of my favourite.
— Karani Mutonga (@Karanimutonga) August 22, 2016
I've hung out once w/ Matt Roberts, Former Guitarist of 3 Doors Down, he was a cool guy. Sad to hear he has died https://t.co/bnf3WmHA18
— Sassy Lemonade (@SassyLemonade) August 22, 2016
RIP Matt Roberts. Thank you for your time in @3doorsdown. Your family, friends, and fans will miss you.
— Barry BagoDonuts (@BagoDonuts3) August 22, 2016
@3doorsdown Former 3 Doors Down guitarist dead: Matt Roberts 'passes away aged 38' Gone too Soon, So Sad
— Savimbi Munjaru (@moonjahroo) August 22, 2016
Condolences to the members of 3 Doors Down.
He was a good man. He will be missed. Gone too soon
— Ghost (@mshunterplays) August 22, 2016
My heart goes out to Matt Roberts and family …. 3 Doors Down will always be my family and people I care about. What a tragic loss ….RIP
— Zach Myers (@ZMyersOfficial) August 20, 2016
— Scott Sands (@scottsands) August 20, 2016