Wally Lester, and original member of the doo-wop group the Skyliners, died of pancreatic cancer on April 21.
Tina Araya, the mother of Slayer lead singer Tom Araya, has died.
Burns, who founded the band and drummed on their first two albums, was killed in a single-car crash.
Cynthia Lennon, John Lennon's first wife and mother to their son Julian, has succumbed to cancer at the age of 75.
Preston Ritter, who drummed on the Electric Prunes' hits "I Had to Much to Dream (Last Night)" and "Get Me to the World on Time," died yesterday.
Jeremy Brown, lead guitarist for Scott Weiland's band the Wildabouts, has passed away.
Chris Hardman, the singer whose career as the performer known as Lil' Chris took off after his appearance on Gene Simmons' reality series Rock School in 2006, has passed away at the age of 24.
AJ Pero, the drummer for Twisted Sister, has died at the age of 55.
Michael Brown, the keyboard player and songwriter whose brief tenure with the Left Banke produced the band's classic hits "Walk Away Renee" and "Pretty Ballerina," has passed away at the age of 65.
Andy Fraser, bassist with Free and co-composer of the classic "All Right Now," has died at 62.