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Mario Tama / Jim Gray / Jo Hale / Neilson Barnard / David Putland, Getty Images

Rockers We’ve Lost in 2016

We've lost a number of great artists and important contributors this year. Our continuously updated photo gallery pays tribute to their accomplishments.

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Rapidfire Guitarist Kevin Lawrence Dead at 51

Guitarist Kevin Lawrence, whose band Rapidfire was fronted by Axl Rose in the early '80s, has died at the age of 51.

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Tower of Power Co-Founder Mic Gillette Dead at 65

Brass player Mic Gillette, whose distinctive style and tremendous talent helped propel Tower of Power to fame, has passed away after suffering a sudden heart attack.

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Neilson Barnard, Getty Images

Glenn Frey Dead at Age 67

The Eagles guitarist has died at the age of 67.

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Chris Walter, Getty Images

Mott the Hoople Drummer Dale Griffin Dies at 67

Dale "Buffin" Griffin of Mott the Hoople has died after a battle with Alzheimer's disease.

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GAB Archive, Getty Images

Gary Loizzo, American Breed Singer and Engineer of Hit Records by Styx, Dies

Loizzo sang the hit "Bend Me, Shape Me" and worked with Styx for nearly 40 years.

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Jeremy Fletcher, Getty Images

Giorgio Gomelsky, Ex-Yardbirds and Rolling Stones Manager, Dies

Giorgio Gomelsky showcased the Rolling Stones in their first house-band gig, and later produced the initial two albums by the Yardbirds.

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Jimmy King

David Bowie Dead at 69

Rock legend David Bowie has died just two days after his 69th birthday, following a previously undisclosed, 18-month battle with cancer.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Robert Balser, Beatles Animation Director, Dies

He oversaw, along with Jack Stokes, a crew of some 200 artists as they created 'Yellow Submarine' through a series of hand-drawn images over an 11-month period.

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Ron Galella, Getty Images

Robert Stigwood, Former Manager of Cream and the Bee Gees, Dies

Robert Stigwood also briefly lured the Who away from Brunswick Records long enough to record the hit "Substitute."

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