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Legendary Blues Musician Johnny Winter Dies at 70

Johnny Winter
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The iconic blues artist passed away in a Zurich, Switzerland hotel room at the age of 70.

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Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Memorializes Late Ramones Drummer Tommy Ramone

Randy Blythe / Tommy Ramone
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Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe took to his Instagram page, where he memorialized Tommy Ramone, going as far as to declare, "No Ramones = no lamb of god."

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Founding Ramones Drummer Tommy Ramone Dies

Tommy Ramone
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Tommy Ramone, the last surviving founding member of the legendary punk band The Ramones, has passed away at the age of 62.

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No One Guitarist Bob Bielarz Dead After Boat Crash That Also Killed Wife and Friend

Bob Bielarz
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Bob Bielarz is presumed dead after a boating accident which killed his wife, Viengsavnh, and bandmate Jeremy Muzika.

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Radio Legend Casey Kasem Dead at 82

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Sad news to report as radio icon Casey Kasem passed away Sunday (June 15) at the age of 82.

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Former Laaz Rockit Drummer Victor Agnello Dies at 50

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Victor Agnello, who played on pinnacle thrash albums such as 'Know Your Enemy' and 'Annihilation Principle,' has passed away from leukemia.

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GWAR Vocalist Dave Brockie’s Cause of Death Ruled as Accidental Heroin Overdose

Dave Brockie
Metal Blade

According to Virginia's State Medical Examiner's Office, Dave Brockie died from acute heroin toxicity by accidental means.

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Kiss Producer Kenny Kerner Dies

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Kenny Kerner, who produced numerous bands over the years including Kiss, has died. Kerner and Richie Wise co-produced Kiss' first two albums.

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Prolific Bassist Randy Coven Passes Away at 54

Randy Coven

Randy Coven, who toured, recorded and jammed with legendary musicians such as Yngwie Malmsteen, Zakk Wylde and Steve Vai, passed away at the age of 54.

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Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson’s Older Brother Eliot Dies of Cancer at 51

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Sad news to report from the family of Megadeth bassist David Ellefson. The legendary musician's brother Eliot Gordon Ellefson has passed away at the age of 51 after a two-year battle with cancer.

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