What Is Known About The Cause of Death of Steve Harvell?

Steve Harwell, the 56-year-old American musician, founder and leader of the rock band Smash Mouth, died on Monday morning at his home in Boise, Idaho, due to liver failure, according to his manager Robert Hayes as reported by The Guardian.

Harwell had been struggling with alcoholism and several other illnesses. Ten years ago, he was diagnosed with a heart condition called cardiomyopathy. Later, he received another severe diagnosis — Wernicke's encephalopathy, a neurological disorder that affected his memory and speech.
Smash Mouth lead singer Steve Harwell dies aged 56
Smash Mouth lead singer Steve Harwell dies aged 56
In 2021, Harwell officially left the music scene. On the morning of September 4th, American media reported that Harwell's health had deteriorated. "Though Steve is still with us, unfortunately, it won't be for long. Harwell is resting at home and is being cared for by his fiancée and hospice services," commented Robert Hayes. Later, news of his death was released.
Smash Mouth - All Star (Official Music Video)
Smash Mouth's song "All Star," released in 1999, became a hit after it was featured in "Shrek" as the main song for the ogre character.