The Early Years

He began his musical career in the early 1990s, forming the band Smash Mouth with Greg Camp, Kevin Coleman, and Paul DeLisle.

His early career with Steve Harwell and Smash Mouth. Discuss their early successes, such as their debut album, Fush You Mang, and their hit single, "Walkin' on the Sun." 

The Peak: The Astro Lounge Years 

The album was an even bigger commercial success than Fush Yu Mang, and spawned the hit singles "All Star" and "I'm a Believer."

Discuss the peak of Smash Mouth's success in the late 1990s and early 2000s. This included the release of their second album, Astro Lounge, which included the hit single, "All Star".

The Fall: The Decline of Popularity 

The band went through several lineup changes, and eventually disbanded in 2008.

Smash Mouth's popularity in the mid-2000s. This includes the departure of several band members, as well as Harwell's struggles with alcohol abuse. 

The Recovery: The Return of Smash Mouth 

Smash Mouth reunited in 2010, and released their sixth album, Magic, in 2012.

The Retirement: The End of an Era 

He was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and liver failure, and was advised to stop touring.

The Legacy of Steve Harwell 

He was known for his energetic performances and his distinctive voice.