Breaking: Tom Petty Passes Away at 66
Tom Petty was taken to a hospital in Santa Monica Sunday night after suffering a cardiac arrest, TMZ reports. The source said paramedics found him unconscious and not breathing, though with a pulse, in his Malibu home. Apparently he was taken off life support.
Now 66, Petty has been playing off and on with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers since around 1976. His tour with the band wrapped just last week and he was scheduled to play two shows in New York the second week of November.