DEALER Bassist Pete Gentil Dead At 52

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Posted on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 15:50:33 EST

Pete Gentil, the bass player of NWOBHM band DEALER, died last Saturday, September, 14th in a bike accident.

Police reported that a 52-year-old man, from Cirencester, had probably collided with a deer while riding a black Aprilia motorcycle on the B4425 at about 7:50 PM on Saturday evening. The accident happened near the junction of Welsh Way and Hay Lane near Bibury.

Dealer released their first single, 'Better Things To Do', in 1983 and over the years have put out six albums, supporting acts like MOTÖRHEAD and GARY MOORE.