May 20, 1944 - December 22, 2014
Joe Cocker, the British singer best known for his cover of The Beatles' With A Little Help From My Friends, has died at age 70 of lung cancer.
May 12, 1945 - December 3, 2014
Ian McLagan, a keyboardist who rose to fame with the British rock band the Small Faces (later the Faces), has died a day after suffering a massive stroke. He was 69.
Sept. 10, 1949 - November 6, 2014
Rosas played with Neil Young, Joe Walsh, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Rivers, Ron Wood, Etta James, and the short-lived reunion of the Buffalo Springfield.
November 4, 1965 - November 1, 2014
Wayne Richard Wells, known professionally as Wayne Static, was best known as the lead vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist and music sequencer for metal band Static-X. He released his only solo studio album, Pighammer, on October 4, 2011.
August 23, 1951 - August 31, 2014
Jimmy Wayne "Jimi" Jamison, the lead vocalist for rock bands Survivor and Cobra, has died at the age of 63.
April 23, 1947 - August 28, 2014
Glenn Cornick, the original bass player in the rock band Jethro Tull, died of congestive heart failure at his home in Hilo, Hawaii.
February 23, 1944 - July 16, 2014
January 29, 1952 - July 11, 2014
Thomas Erdelyi (born Erdélyi Tamás, better known by his stage name Tommy Ramone), was one of the forming members of the punk-rock band The Ramones.
August 30, 1963 - March 23, 2014
Dave Brockie was the lead singer of shock rock - gore masters GWAR. He died at age 50 in his Richmond, Virginia apartment. Gwar formed in 1984 and billed itself as "Earth's only openly extra-terrestrial rock band". As Oderus Urungus he entertained a generation of maggots.
May 15, 1951 - January 18, 2014
Dennis Hardy "Fergie" Frederiksen, former Toto, Trillion and Le Roux singer died after a years-long battle with cancer. Frederiksen sang on Toto's 1984 Isolation album, which featured the hit single Stranger in Town.