On January 22, 2022, Aki Rahimovski died aged 66. He was singer, member of the bands Vakuum, Krvni Brakja and Tor, but was best known as the lead singer of Parni Valjak.
On January 20, 2022, Michael Lee Aday aka Meat Loaf died aged 74. He was singer, song writer and actor, one of the best-selling musicians of all times. His “Bat Out of Hell” trilogy (“Bat Out of Hell”, “Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell”, and “Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose”), has sold more than 65 million albums worldwide. The first album stayed on the charts more than nine years, making it one of the best-selling albums in history of modern music. Loaf received “Grammy Award for Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance” for the song “I’d Do Anything for Love”. In 1994, in United Kingdom he received the “Brit Award: for Best Selling Album and Single”. On VH1’s list of “100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock”, he is ranked at number 96.
On January 10, 2022, John Burke Shelley died aged 71. He was musician (bass, guitar, keyboards), singer and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist and bassist of the band Budgie.