Sylvain Sylvain was a classic member of New York Dolls, playing rhythm guitar and piano for the proto-punk legends
The musician had a strong influence on heavy metal and hard rock acts that would follow.
Marsha and husband Jonny Z started Megaforce Records in 1982 after hearing Metallica’s demo tape.
“My daughter once asked me if I would ever marry again and I said, ‘never’,” says the supermodel.
The late Children of Bodom frontman’s musical peers pay tribute to his “incredible talent.”
The virtuoso metal guitarist passed away after longterm health issues.
The hard-rock band, best known for their song “Mississippi Queen”, famously played at Woodstock in 1969.
The second tragic loss this year for the acclaimed metal band.
The musician left Third Eye Blind before their massive success, but went on to become a noteworthy producer.
Melzer handled unclean vocals for the post-hardcore band from 2013 to 2015.
The multi-instrumentalist was a member of Uriah Heep from 1969 through 1980.
In addition to his brief time with King Crimson, Haskell had a lengthy solo career.