Ronnie Montrose

Ronnie Montrose Death Confirmed a Suicide
On March 3, the music world grieved over the loss of one of the greats, guitarist Ronnie Montrose, who formed the influential hard-rock band Montrose with Sammy Hagar in the early '70s. At the time of his death, based on his medical history and the posting on his website, fans and critics speculated…
Sammy Hagar Reflects on the Life and Legacy of Ronnie Montrose
A few days after the loss of legendary guitarist Ronnie Montrose, his friend and former bandmate Sammy Hagar has opened up in an article in Rolling Stone about hearing the axeman play for the first time, starting a band with him, and the everlasting impact that Ronnie leaves behind both in the form …
Sammy Hagar Releases Statement on Death of Ronnie Montrose
Earlier today the sad news came in that legendary guitar player Ronnie Montrose passed away on Saturday, March 3. Ronnie formed the band Montrose with Sammy Hagar in the early '70s. Montrose released their self-titled album in 1973 followed by 'Paper Money' in 1974 before Hagar left t…
Guitarist Ronnie Montrose Dies – Rockers React on Twitter
Rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose passed away on Saturday, March 3, at the age of 64. Montrose founded the legendary band of the same name with Sammy Hagar in the early 70s, launching their careers to a whole new level. Several rockers have already reacted on Twitter expressing their sadness and gratit…
Rock Guitarist Ronnie Montrose Dies at 64
Legendary rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose passed away on Saturday, March 3, at the age of 64. The veteran musician founded the band Montrose with Sammy Hagar in the early '70s. While an exact cause of death has not been announced, the guitarist did battle prostate cancer in recent years.