Top Ten Rock Stars Who Died In 2015
The Top Ten
1 Lemmy Kilmister (Motorhead)
Ian Fraser Kilmister, known as Lemmy, was an English musician, singer and songwriter who founded and fronted the rock band Motörhead.
I just found out about this! I thought it was a joke at first! I thought he had so many years left in him! RIP to one of metal's greatest legends!
RIP Lemmy, who got me into metal! - Alpha101
2 Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver)
Scott Weiland is an American singer, musician, and composer for the American grunge band Stone Temple Pilots.
He was one of those rockstars I never expected to die at a young age. It just appeared out of nowhere, R.I.P. - Mumbizz01
3 Chris Squire (Yes)
Christopher Russell Edward Squire was an English musician, singer and songwriter. He was best known as the bassist and founding member of the progressive rock band Yes.
4 B. B. King
5 Christopher Lee
6 Bob Burns (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
7 Justin Lowe (After the Burial)
8 Allan Fryer (Heaven)
9 Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor (Motorhead)
Philip John Taylor, better known as "Philthy Animal" Taylor, was an English rock drummer in the British Rock 'n' Roll band Motörhead from 1975–1984 and 1987–1992 recording eleven studio albums and four live albums, including No Sleep 'til Hammersmith and Nö Sleep at All, between them.
10 A.J. Pero (Twisted Sister)
11 Scott Clendenin (Death)
12 Martin "Kiddie" Kearns (Bolt Thrower)
Martin "Kiddie" Kearns was an English drummer, specializing in death metal, known for his association with Bolt Thrower since 1994. He joined the band at age 17 after playing in several local bands in Coventry, playing anything from metal to reggae; he had been playing pub gigs since the age of 14.
13 Craig Gruber (Rainbow, Elf)
Craig Gruber was an American rock bassist, best known as the original bassist in Rainbow and most recently was a member for the band Zvekan.
14 Frank Watkins (Obituary, Gorgoroth)
Frank Watkins was an American heavy metal musician best known as a former, long-time bass player for the death metal band Obituary.
15 Eddie Rendini (Darwin's Waiting Room)
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