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 that his death had been caused by his previous bout with prostate cancer, but the true cause of death was never confirmed.
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 of his music and his spirit.
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 the band to pursue his solo career. Ronnie continued to play with Montrose.
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 gratitude to Ronnie Montrose and the mu