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Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock in ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 83

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'Star Trek' favorite Leonard Nimoy has died at the age of 83 and his wide-ranging influence has reached the rock and metal world.

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Mats Olausson, Former Yngwie Malmsteen Keyboardist, Found Dead at 54

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Mats Olausson, a former keyboardist for Yngwie Malmsteen, has died at the age of 54. Olausson was found dead in his hotel room in Rayong, Thailand.

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Metallica ‘Some Kind of Monster’ Filmmaker Bruce Sinofsky Dead at 58

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Bruce Sinofsky, the co-director of Metallica's 'Some Kind of Monster' as well as the 'Paradise Lost' documentaries, has died at the age of 58.

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Former Cold / Darwin’s Waiting Room Guitarist Eddie ‘The Kydd’ Rendini Dies

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Former Cold, Darwin's Waiting Room and L.U.N.G.S. guitarist Eddie Rendini has passed away.

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Legendary Rock Producer / Runaways Manager Kim Fowley Dies at 75

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There's sad news to report as legendary producer, songwriter and Runaways manager Kim Fowley has died at the age of 75.

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A Day to Remember Sound Engineer Jeff Kaplan Dies in Auto Accident

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There's sad news to report as A Day to Remember sound engineer Jeff Kaplan has died in an auto accident at the age of 43.

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Northern Ireland Man Reportedly Beaten to Death With Own Guitar

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Horrific news out of Belfast, Ireland, where a man was apparently beaten to death at his home with his own electric guitar.

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Joe Cocker Dies of Lung Cancer at Age 70

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There were few singers with the presence, soul and personality of Joe Cocker, all of which the British vocalist injected into his music.

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Former Lillian Axe Guitarist Jon Ster Dies

Lillian Axe
MCA Records

Jon Ster, who played in bands including Lillian Axe, Stiff and Brand New Machine, has died.

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Close Grip Vocalist Bradley Hancock Shot Dead Outside Salt Lake City Venue

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Bradley Hancock was shot dead after reportedly intervening in an argument between his younger brother and shooting suspect Quincy Earl Lawson.

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