Rockstar Death Notices - January 2018

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Madison's own Nathan Marx 11-28-2017

Madison's own Nathan Marx 11-28-2017

Pentti Glan - 11-7-2017 - 71 - Finnish-Canadian drummer for Alice Cooper, Lou Reed

Chad Hanks - D. 11-12-2017 - 46 - terminal illness - bassist for Minneapolis’ American Headcharge

Nik Mik - D. 11-16-2017 - 72 - English keyboardist for Hawkwind

Ben Riley - D. 11-18-2017 - 84 - American jazz drummer for Thelonious Monk

Nathan Marx - D. 11-28-2017 - cancer - Madison musician and recording engineer.

Warrel Dane - D. 12-13-2017 - 56 - Heart Attack - singer from Nevermore, Sanctuary.

Peder Hedman - D. 12-11-2017 - heart attack - 55 - Milwaukee’s psychedelic punk rock icon - played in Liquid Pink, Detroit Jewel, Tweaker, and scores of other Milwaukee bands.

Ronald Beitle - D. 12-11-2017 - 64 - drummer for rock band Wild Cherry.

Pat DiNizio - D. 12-12-2017 - 62 - lead singer for New Jersey rock band The Smithereens.

Dave Christenson - 12-15-2017 - 54 - lung cancer - played with Prophecy, the Stabilizers.

Kevin Mahogany - D. 12-17-2017 - 59 - American Jazz Singer.

Rose Marie Mazetta - D. 12-28-2017 - 94 - comedy actress and singer, who was a regular cast member on the Dick Van Dyke Show in the 1960s - was married to musician Bobby Guy, a trumpeter for the The Tonight Show until his death in 1964.

Ralph Carney - D. 12-16-2017 - 61 - head injuries from fall - Ohio saxophonist for Tin Huey, Tom Waits, The Waitresses, Swollen Monkeys.

Michael Prophet - 12-16-2017 - 60 - cancer - legendary Jamaican roots reggae singer.

Roswell Rudd - D. 12-21-2017 - 82 - cancer - American jazz trombonist & composer.

Jordan Feldstein - D. 12-22-2017 - heart attack - 40 - Brother of actor Jonah Hill and longtime manager of Maroon 5.

Pam the Funkstress - D. 12-22-2017 - complications following organ transplant surgery - DJ for The Coup, Prince.

Jim Balkie - D. 12-29-2017 - 77 - Scottish comic book artist for Skizz, Judge Dredd - bassist for Jaymes Fenda and the Vulcans.

Rick Hall - D. 1-2-2018 - 85 - legendary producer who for decades helmed FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama - had songs recorded by George Jones, Brenda Lee and Roy Orbison.