All the rockstars and musicians we lost in 2017 so far - GALLERIES - Alternative Press




All the rockstars and musicians we lost in 2017 so far

October 03 2017, 4:53 PM EDT Editorial Intern Photographer:

  • The Allman Brothers Band's founding drummer Butch Trucks died at 69 on January 25, 2017.[Photo by: Butch Trucks/Facebook]
  • Black Sabbath's Geoff Nicholls died from lung cancer at 68 on January 28, 2017.[Photo by: MrSteveRiker/YouTube]
  • Kittie's bassist Trish Doan died at 31 on February 13, 2017.
  • Singer, songwriter and guitarist Chuck Berry died at 90 of cardiac arrest on March 18, 2017.[Photo by: Chuck Berry/Facebook]
  • Boston's Sib Hashian died of a heart attack at 67 on March 22, 2017.[Photo by: Supplied by]
  • Nothingface's vocalist Matt Holt died on April 15, 2017 at 39, consequence of a degenerative illness.[Photo by: Nothingface/Facebook]
  • Cel Revuelta, former Black Flag bassist, died from brain cancer at 56 on May 3, 2017.[Photo by: Cel Revuelta/GoFundMe]
  • Audioslave and Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell died at 52 on May 18, 2017.
  • Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band died at 69 of liver cancer on May 27, 2017.[Photo by: Dan Jackman/]
  • Afghan Whigs' guitarist Dave Roster died from colon cancer at 50 on June 28, 2017.[Photo by: The Afghan Whigs/Facebook]
  • David Zablidowsky of Adrenaline Mob died on July 14, 2017 in a car crash.[Photo by: David Z Rock/Facebook]
  • Linkin Park's Chester Bennington died at 41 on July 20, 2017.[Photo by: Ricky Swift/]
  • Anarbor's drummer Tyler Hedstrom died at 17 on July 26, 2017.[Photo by: YouTube via GoFundMe]
  • Walter Becker, Steely Dan co-founder, died at 67 on September 3, 2017.[Photo by: Walter Becker Website]
  • Grant Hart of Husker Du died at 56 from kidney cancer on September 14, 2017
  • Tom Petty died at 66 from cardiac arrest on October 2, 2017.[Photo by: WENN]
  • The Icarus Line's Alvin Deguzman died at 36 from cancer on October 4, 2017.
  • Former Marilyn Manson guitarist Scott “Daisy Berkowitz” Putesky died at 49 from lung cancer on October 22, 2017. [Photo by: Facebook/Jack Off Jill]
  • Fats Domino died at 89 on October 24, 2017.

In 2017 so far, we've lost many great rock artists and icons. From Linkin Park's buoyant frontman Chester Bennington to Chuck Berry, one of the pioneers of rock & roll, we look back on those who have brought us so much joy through their music. 

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