Supermax mastermind dead aged 62

Funk rock pioneer Kurt Hauenstein has died.The Austrian bass player and singer – who fronted the band project Supermax – passed away in Vienna from a cardiac disease at the age of 62 yesterday (Sun), his management announced today.The musician – who is best known for his smash hit “Love Machine” from 1978 – received the Amadeus Award for Lifetime Achievements in 2008.