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Lee Kerslake Passed Away

September 19, 2020

The great Lee Kerslake has died today, aged 73, after a long, exhausting battle with cancer. “My love for music is keeping me fighting against all the odds,” he told me when we for the last time, and indeed, music … Continue reading

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Pete Way Passed Away

August 14, 2020

Pete Way was one of those rockers who seemed to be indestructible, if not immortal, but the survivor of substance abuse, cancer and heart attack – a regular roll call for any rock veteran – died on August 14th at … Continue reading

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Del Newman Passed Away

August 10, 2020

Regular classic rock aficionados may not know it but they’re very familiar with the oeuvre of the immensely talented Del Newman who died on August 10th. The sweeping strings on Elton John’s “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” and Rod Stewart’s “Do … Continue reading

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Martin Birch Has Died

August 9, 2020

It’s not an underestimation to say that without Martin Birch – who passed away on August 9th, aged 71 – hard rock and heavy metal would sound different to what we’re used to. To illustrate this point, one has to … Continue reading

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Peter Green Passed Away

July 25, 2020

Peter Green, the avatar of British blues, has died today, July 25th, aged 73. Peter hit heyday with FLEETWOOD MAC, the powerhouse of an ensemble Greeny formed when he felt BLUESBREAKERS had begun stifling his creativity – although it was … Continue reading

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