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Rock Cellar Magazine
July 29, 2021
ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill Dies at 72, Remembered by Band Mates, Peers and Musicians

Dusty Hill, bassist of Texas rock legends ZZ Top, has died at the age of 72 , according to a statement released by his band mates Billy Gibbons and Frank...


Rock Cellar Magazine
July 26, 2021
Rest in Peace John Hutchinson, Jazz Guitarist/Early David Bowie Musical Colleague and “Space Oddity” Collaborator

John Hutchinson, a jazz guitarist with a special connection to David Bowie, passed away recently from a “long illness,” it was confirmed by Bowie’s social media accounts in a message...


Rock Cellar Magazine
July 20, 2021
Four Years Later: Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park

The piece below originally ran on July 24, 2017, four days after Chester Bennington of Linkin Park was found dead in his Southern California home of a suspected suicide. In...


Rock Cellar Magazine
July 6, 2021
Uriah Heep Mourns ‘Incomprehensible’ Passing of Former Singer John Lawton, Dead at 74

John Lawton, who served as lead vocalist for the English bands Lucifer’s Friend and Uriah Heep (from 1976-1979 primarily, before reconnecting with the group in later years, as recently as...


Rock Cellar Magazine
June 1, 2021
Rest in Peace, Grammy Hall of Fame Singer B.J. Thomas: 1942-2021

B.J. Thomas, whose hit songs of the 1960s and 70s (including “Hooked on a Feeling” and “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”) made him a household name among various musical...


Rock Cellar Magazine
April 27, 2021
Rest in Peace Al Schmitt, (20x Grammy-Winning) Recording Engineer/Producer: 1930-2021

Al Schmitt, a renowned recording producer/engineer with a litany of accolades and accomplishments over the course of his massively influential career, has died at the age of 91, it was...


Rock Cellar Magazine
April 22, 2021
Rest in Peace Les McKeown, Singer of the Bay City Rollers: 1955-2021

Les McKeown, the lead singer of Scottish pop/rock band Bay City Rollers during the group’s peak in the 1970s, has passed away at the age of 65. McKeown’s social media...


Rock Cellar Magazine
April 20, 2021
Rest in Peace, Songwriter/Composer Jim Steinman (Meat Loaf, Celine Dion, Bonnie Tyler, More): 1947-2021

Jim Steinman, the lyricist, producer and songwriter known for massive success over the years with acts including Meat Loaf, Celine Dion, Bonnie Tyler and more, has died at the age...


Rock Cellar Magazine
April 15, 2021
Rest in Peace, Rusty Young of the Band Poco: 1946-2021

Rusty Young, the California-based musician/guitarist known as a co-founder of the country rock/Americana band Poco, has died at the age of 75 after suffering a heart attack on Wednesday night....


Rock Cellar Magazine
March 29, 2021
Rest in Peace Malcolm Cecil, Pioneering Synth Musician and Stevie Wonder Producer: 1937-2021

Malcolm Cecil, a massively important figure in the history of synth and renowned music producer with an eye for innovation, has passed away at the age of 84 after a...