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Chris Rainbow, Singer With Alan Parsons Project and Camel, Dies

Chris Rainbow
Polydor

Chris Rainbow, a singer whose credits include a string of hit albums with the Alan Parsons Project and a stint in Camel, has died.

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Grammy-Nominated Songwriter and Session Player Bobby Emmons Dies at 72

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Bobby Emmons, the Nashville songwriter and keyboard player whose work graced countless songs and albums, has passed away at the age of 72.

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Metallica Filmmaker Bruce Sinofsky Dies

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Paul Hawthorne, Getty Images

Bruce Sinofsky, co-director of the gut-wrenching Metallica documentary 'Some Kind of Monster,' is dead at 58 from complications relating to diabetes.

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Mats Olausson, Former Yngwie Malmsteen Keyboardist, Dies

Mats Olausson
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Mats Olausson was found dead in a Thai hotel room. He was 54.

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Sam Andrew, Guitarist for Big Brother and the Holding Company, Dies

Sam Andrew

Sam Andrew was a founding member of Big Brother and the Holding Company.

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Animals Bassist Danny McCulloch Dies After Heart Attack

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Danny McCulloch, who played bass for the Animals during their late '60s psychedelic period, has died of heart failure.

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Grammys’ ‘In Memoriam’ Tribute Missed Some Important Names

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WagnerMusic / Matthew Peyton, Getty Images / Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou

The rock world suffers a lot of notable losses every year, and it wouldn't be possible to include each and every name in the Grammy Awards' annual 'In Memoriam' tribute video without stretching an already-lengthy show to unreasonable length.

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Buddy Holly Bassist Joe B. Mauldin Dies

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

In a sad coincidence, Buddy Holly bassist Joe B. Mauldin has died just days after the anniversary of his boss' tragic end.

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Aphrodite’s Child Singer Demis Roussos Dies at 68

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Gary Merrin, Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Demis Roussos, who rose to fame as part of Greek prog band Aphrodite's Child before embarking on a hugely successful solo career, has passed away at the age of 68.

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Edgar Froese, Founder of Tangerine Dream, Dies

Edgar Froese
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Edgar Froese, who was the only constant member of Tangerine Dream throughout their 48-year history, has died. He was 70.

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