On August 2, 2022, Nicholas Charles ‘Nicky’ Moore died aged 75. He singer, founding member of the band Hackensack, member of the bands Tiger and Mammoth, participated in the project From Behind, founding member and leader of the band Nicky Moore and the Blues Corporation, but was best known as member and singer of Samson.
On July 26, 2021, Nathan Jonas “Joey” Jordison died aged 46. He was musician (drums, guitar), performed with Rob Zombie, Metallica, Korn, Ministry, Otep, Satyricon, Murderdolls, Scar the Martyr and Sinsaenum but was best known as founding member and drummer of Slipknot. In 2010, the readers of the magazine “Rhythm”, voted him “The Best drummer of the previous 25 years”.
On May 29, 2022, Ronald Hawkins died aged 87. He was singer, song-writer, talent scout and musician’s mentor, known as “Rompin’ Ronnie”, “Mr. Dynamo” or “The Hawk”. He was founding member and leader of the band The Hawks. As leader he released 21 albums.
On May 26, 2022, Andrew John Leonard Fletcher died aged 60. He was musician (keyboards, synthesizers, bass, samplers), DJ and manager, member of the band No Romance, but was best known as founding member of Depeche Mode. In 2020, Fletcher was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” as a member of Depeche Mode.
On February 4, 2022, Marko Brecelj died aged 70. He was musician (guitar), singer and song writer, member of Trije črnci, Duo Zlatni zubi, Marjanov čudni zajec, Javna Dvaja, worked with SRP, Strelnikoff, but was best known as founding member, singer and main lyricist of the band Buldožer. As leader Brecelj released four albums.
On August 14, 2020. Peter Frederick Way died aged 69. He was musician (bass guitar) and songwriter, founding member of Fastway, and Waysted, member of The Plot, and Michael Schenker Group, performed with Ozzy Osbourne, but was best known as member and bass player of UFO. As leader, he released three albums.
On August 2, 2020, Steve Holland died aged 66. He was musician (guitar), best known as founding member and lead and rhythm guitarist of Molly Hatchet.
On March 26, 2020, Patrick Cahill aka Neil Landon died 78. He was singer and songwriter, member of the Rolling Stones (band from Dover from 1960, nothing to do with the later Rolling Stones), The Burnettes, The Ivy League, The Flower Pot Man, but was best known as founding member, singer and songwriter of Fat Mattress.
On March 18, 2014, Joseph Anthony Lala died aged 66. He was musician (percussion), singer and actor, worked with many musicians and bands including The Byrds, Ringo Starr, Bill Wyman, Stephen Stills, Barbra Streisand, Dan Fogelberg, Manassas, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Neil Young, Dione Warwick, The Stills-Young Band, Rod Stewart, Graham Nash, The Bee Gees, Neil Diamond, Jackson Browne, Whitney Houston and Joe Walsh, but was best known as founding member and leader of the band Blues Image.
On March 10, 2019, Asa Brebner died aged 65. He was musician (guitar), singer and songwriter, one of the main figures of the Boston alternative music scene. He supported and worked with Robin Lane & the Chartbusters, Mickey Clean & the Mezz, the Grey Boys, The Family Jewels, and the Naked I’s. He was founding member and leader of Asa Brebner’s Idle Hands, but was best known as member and guitarist of Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers.