The rockers we’ve lost in 2015 include a number of great artists and important contributors. They range from early rock ‘n’ roll pioneers and key industry figures, to trusted members of bands that helped shape rock music as we know it.
It started with the sad news that Irwin Steinberg, a legend at the Mercury and Polydor labels, had died. Then legendary musicians — including Lemmy Kilmister, Scott Weiland, influential writer and producer Allen Toussaint, Toto‘s Mike Porcaro, B.B. King, Yes‘ Chris Squire and REO Speedwagon‘s Gary Richrath all passed.
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