L4LM is sad to report that longtime Toto bassist Mike Porcaro has passed away at the age of 59, after a long battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Porcaro’s death was confirmed by his brother, Toto keyboardist Steve Porcaro, who wrote:“Our brother Mike passed away peacefully in his sleep at 12:04 AM last night at home surrounded by his family. Rest in peace, my brother.”Mike joined the band in 1982, just after their triple-platinum Toto IV record was released. He continued through four studio albums, only resigning from his position when he was diagnosed with ALS in 2007.R.I.P. Mike Porcaro.