OREANDA-NEWS The musician was 72 years old.According to the band's frontman, Hill died in  sleep in his home. Earlier it was reported that the musician received a hip injury, however, whether this is related to his death is unknown. Hill has been a permanent member of ZZ Top since the beginning of it’s foundation. The trio was founded in 1969. The band's trademark was Gibbons and Hill's long beards. In 2004, the group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.