Indy rock artist Mark Linkous takes his own life.

Mark Linkous, who performed under the name Sparklehorse, took his own life on Saturday, Pitchfork reported.

A spokeswoman for Linkous said that the recording artist took his life with a gun, he was 47, the Los Angeles Times reported.

"We are thankful for his time with us," Linkous's family said in a statement, "May his journey be peaceful, happy and free," Entertainment Weekly reported. Linkous was best known for his work with Sparklehorse, but also collaborated with artist such as Tom Waits and Daniel Johnston.

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