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Dave Holland of TRAPEZE & JUDAS PRIEST Fame Dies

January 18, 2018

A very private person, Dave Holland, who passed away a few days ago, aged 69, used to be heard far and wide. Mostly famous for his decade-long run with JUDAS PRIEST and contributing to such classics as “British Steel” that propelled the band … Continue reading

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Ray Thomas and Chris Tsangarides Passed Away

January 7, 2018

This week has robbed the world of two music visionaries, one performing in front of the audience, the other behind the scenes, the work of both familiar to millions – many of who don’t even know these masters’ names. Ray … Continue reading

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Paul Buckmaster, Rest In Peace

November 8, 2017

Paul Buckmaster died yesterday, aged 71.  Classically trained musician, talented conductor and remarkable cello player, his arrangements and orchestrations have become the very fiber of popular music. Without Paul, Elton John’s essential albums – including pieces such as “Your Song” … Continue reading

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Jimmy Copley, Rest In Peace

May 13, 2017

He was one of the most respectable English drummers, one of the most amiable, and one of the most heroic, Jimmy Copley, who died last night, aged 63. Copley’s battle with leukemia and the recent, despite his state, recording of the “Live … Continue reading

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Deke Leonard Passed Away

February 1, 2017

Sense of melody and sense of humor could be the main characteristics of Deke Leonard who’s just passed away, aged 72. A leader of MAN, he was a driving presence on Welsh music scene, and he knew when to leave his band … Continue reading

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