Jay Reatard Dead at 29

Indie rocker Jay Reatard (Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr.) passed away this morning at his home in Memphis. Early reports hint of a possible drug overdose. He was 29 years old.

Reatard had achieved some success as the lead member of the band The Reatards. Last year he opened for The Pixies reunion tour. He had also done projects with Beck and Sonic Youth.

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