JAKE Black, from the band Alabama 3, has died.

The band were due to perform at Rhythmtree Festival between July 12 and 14.

Alabama 3 posted on their Facebook page to say they were devastated by the news.

They said: "All that remains for us, at this moment, is to carry out his precise instructions regarding the continuation of his teachings as a First Minister of The Presleyterian Church of Elvis The Divine, and continue the great work.

"His last words, which we have yet to decipher, were "tweet tweet, possil fleet"."

Rhythmtree Festival has been contacted for comment.