Crazy Town Singer Shifty Shellshock: Cause Of Death Revealed

Crazy Town singer Shifty Shellshock tragically died from an accidental drug overdose. His representative, Howie Hubberman, revealed the cause of death to Rolling Stone.

Seth has been struggling with substance abuse problems for quite some time,” Howie told Rolling Stone. “Seth was not happy with the daily struggle that’s called life. Some people cope in many different ways. It’s unfortunate we lose so many people to addiction and accessibility to harmful drugs. Shifty was a real-life tragedy. Too fast, too hard, too soon.”

According to Newsweek, Seth Binzer, his real name, passed away at his home on Monday (June 24th). The cause of death has not been disclosed.

Shellshock co-founded Crazy Town, the band that released their debut album, The Gift of Game, in November 1999. Following its release, they embarked on a tour with the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

In October 2000, Crazy Town achieved widespread fame with the release of “Butterfly,” the third single from their debut album. The track topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart, marking the band’s most successful and iconic song.

Outside of his work with Crazy TownShellshock also collaborated successfully with British producer Paul Oakenfold, notably on the popular track “Starry Eyed Surprise.”

Throughout his career, Shellshock faced personal challenges, including struggles with drug addiction. He sought help through appearances on reality television programs such as Celebrity Rehab 1 and 2, as well as Sober House 1 and 2, in an effort to confront his substance abuse issues.

In addition to his battles with addiction, Shellshock also had legal troubles, including a 2012 conviction that resulted in three years of probation for charges related to battery and possession of illegal substances.