RIP James Stewart “Jimmy” Bain

January has claimed the life of yet another musician. Today, Jimmy Bain has passed away, aged 68. Perhaps best known for his work with Ronnie James Dio's band Dio, he played bass and helped write several songs on Dio's early albums from Holy Diver up to Dream Evil. He departed the band in 1990, but … Continue reading RIP James Stewart “Jimmy” Bain

RIP Terence Dale Griffin

On January 17th, Dale Griffin, drummer and founding member of Mott the Hoople sadly passed aged 67 away after a struggle with Alzheimer's disease. Best known for their hit song All the Young Dudes, written by David Bowie after he learned that the band were thinking of splitting due to a lack of commercial success, … Continue reading RIP Terence Dale Griffin

RIP Glenn Frey

We seem to be entering an unfortunate era of music legends passing away this year. On January 18th, Glenn Frey, best known for playing guitar and singing for the Eagles, passed away at the age of 67 following complications with  rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia, while recovering from intestinal surgery.   Whilst Glenn was … Continue reading RIP Glenn Frey