Former WHITESNAKE and Dio guitarist, Doug Aldrich has penned down an emotional letter due to the death of his long-time friend and former David Lee Roth guitarist Bart Walsh via his official Twitter account.

Bart Walsh passed away at the age of 56. Bart’s family explained why he died, and we learned that his death was gastrointestinal bleed and dehydration.

Here is Doug’s touching message:

“I’m very saddened to hear about Losing Bart Walsh last weekend. Long-time friend that was way too young.

Prayers and condolences to his family… Rest well, bro.”

You can see his tweet right below.