IRON BUTTERFLY Guitarist ERIK BRAUNN Dies At 52

Erik Braunn, the lead guitarist on IRON BUTTERFLY's classic heavy metal anthem of 1968 "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", died of cardiac arrest Friday in Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Times. He was 52. Braunn, considered a violin prodigy, began his musical career at age 4. He was born in Pekin, Ill., but raised in Los Angeles. ...

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SKINLAB Guitarist Has A Change Of Heart About Leaving The Band

SKINLAB guitarist Glen Telford, who quit the group shortly before they made the announcement that they would be going on a lengthy self-imposed hiatus to recharge their batteries, appears to have had a change of heart. The New Zealand-born axeman, who joined the band in May 2001, has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET explaining ...

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