RIP – Rock In Perpetuity

Rock music and its antecedents have now been with us for many decades. Alas, that now means that we are losing many significant artists, musicians and other key musical figures. Plus, sadly, there are those who we lose far too early. Here is where we appreciate their accomplishments and achievements as well as who they were as people and personalities.

Sandy Pearlman Dead, Longtime Blue Öyster Cult Producer

He also co-managed the band and helped deliver their breakthrough hit. His producer credits include The Clash; he also managed a legendary heavy metal band

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Keith Richards’ Guitar Maker Ted Newman-Jones Dead at 67

Ted Newman-Jones, who made guitars for Keith Richards, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, Lucinda Williams and others, has died.

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Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley’s Guitarist on Early Hits, Dies

One of the pioneers of modern music was 84. With Bill Black on double bass, the two provided all that the King of Rock’n’Roll needed on his early hits

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Prince Tributes From Around the Globe

The world is mourning the loss of a genius. Some tributes from other legends – and Chevrolet – all of whom were affected by his music – and his passing

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Keith Emerson Tributes

We’ve handpicked some tributes from fellow musicians to the ELP keyboardist who died on March 10. “I hope you still felt proud.”

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George Martin Tributes Pour In

Fellow musicians and music industry titans are paying tribute to legendary producer George Martin, who died at 90 on March 8th

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Maurice White Tributes

In what’s becoming a far too regular occurrence, musicians took to social media to pay tribute to one of their own. This time to honor the EW&F founder

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Tributes For Paul Kantner, 1941-2016

Many classic rockers have paid tribute to the late Paul Kantner, including his former Jefferson Airplane bandmates Jack Casady, Marty Balin + Jorma Kaukonen

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Glenn Frey Tributes From Fellow Musicians

Social media was abuzz from fans and fellow musicians when they news broke Monday about the passing of #GlennFrey

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David Bowie Tributes

Classic rock legends are in mourning for one of their own as David Bowie tributes are pouring in.

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