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Foghat Bassist Craig MacGregor Dies

Craig MacGregor, who joined Foghat as a bassist in 1975, has died at the age of 68. He was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2015. “On behalf of Craig MacGregor’s family and the Foghat family, it is with great sadness that we are letting you know that we have lost our brother, good friend, husband,

R.I.P. Jim Rodford, bassist for The Kinks and Argent, has died at 76

Jim Rodford, a founding member of Argent and bassist for The Kinks and The Zombies, has died at the age of 76. Rodford’s passing was confirmed by his cousin and bandmate Rod Argent, who posted the news on the Zombies’ Facebook page. Rodford apparently died Saturday following “a fall on the stairs.” The exact cause

The Mars Volta’s Juan Alderete is Marilyn Manson’s new bassist

Two weeks ago, Marilyn Manson announced he was parting ways with longtime bassist and writing partner Twiggy Ramirez following rape allegations. Manson unveiled the band’s new bassist on Sunday during a controversial appearance at Ozzfest Meets Knotfest when Juan Alderete of The Mars Volta joined him on stage. Alderete first earned recognition in the 80s as a member