Joel Rundell

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Joel Rundell
Born (1965-09-26)September 26, 1965
Died August 8, 1990(1990-08-08) (aged 24)
Instruments Guitar

Joel Rundell (September 26, 1965 – August 8, 1990) was one of the four original members of the Louisiana-based alternative rock band Better Than Ezra.[1] He and the other original members formed the group while attending Louisiana State University.[1]

Rundell committed suicide on August 8, 1990,[1] nearly a year after the release of the band's first album, Surprise. After his death, the band went on hiatus before reuniting as a trio by the end of 1990.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Crean, Ellen (2005-08-27). "Better Than Ezra: Than Ever". The Early Show. CBS News. Retrieved 2009-07-12.