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Ronnie Montrose Death ‘Still Under Investigation,’ Police Reveal
Ronnie Montrose Death ‘Still Under Investigation,’ Police Reveal
When Ronnie Montrose died last month, an official statement on the guitarist's website said he'd "battled cancer, and staved off old age for long enough." The implication was that the 64-year-old hard-rock legend had succumbed to prostate cancer, which he'd been fighting publicly for years, but according to Classic Rock Magazine, this might not be such a clear-cut case...
Sammy Hagar, Ronnie Montrose: Singer Remembers Guitarist as ‘Full of Fire’
Sammy Hagar, Ronnie Montrose: Singer Remembers Guitarist as ‘Full of Fire’
Toward the end of his life, Ronnie Montrose was planning to reform his namesake '70s hard rock band, Montrose, and perform in Cabo, Mexico, Sammy Hagar has revealed to Rolling Stone. Unfortunately, the guitarist died Saturday (March 3) of prostate of cancer, leaving Hagar -- the former lead singer -- to memorialize the fallen guitar great...
Ronnie Montrose Dead: Guitarist Who Rocked With Sammy Hagar Dies at 64
Ronnie Montrose Dead: Guitarist Who Rocked With Sammy Hagar Dies at 64
Ronnie Montrose, the guitarist whose namesake hard rock group, Montrose, rose to prominence in the 1970s and helped launch the career of Sammy Hagar, died yesterday (March 3) of prostate cancer, Rolling Stone reports. He was 64. A native of Denver, Montrose made his name as a sideman for Van Morrison, playing on the singer's 1971 'Tupelo Honey' album...