The rock ‘n’ roll neighborhood was hit with one other robust loss at this time when Jeff Beck‘s household shared in a press release that the guitar legend had died at the age of 78. Fellow musicians have taken to social media to pay tribute to the late rocker, and specific their admiration for his legacy.
In response to the assertion, Beck died on Jan. 10 after contracting bacterial meningitis.
“On behalf of his household, it’s with deep and profound disappointment that we share the information of Jeff Beck’s passing,” the assertion learn. “After out of the blue contracting bacterial meningitis, he peacefully handed away yesterday. His household ask for privateness whereas they course of this super loss.”
The guitarist made a reputation for himself taking part in in The Yardbirds earlier than forming his personal band The Jeff Beck Group with Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood, amongst different artists. Beck’s most up-to-date works had been a collaborative album with Johnny Depp titled 18, which got here out in June of 2022, and he performed on two songs from Ozzy Osbourne‘s newest album Patient Number 9 — the title monitor and one other known as “A Thousand Shades.”
“The six stringed Warrior is not right here for us to admire the spell he might weave round our mortal feelings,” wrote Led Zeppelin‘s Jimmy Page, who performed alongside Beck within the Yardbirds through the late Nineteen Sixties. “Jeff might channel music from the ethereal. His approach distinctive. His imaginations apparently limitless. Jeff I’ll miss you alongside along with your hundreds of thousands of followers. Jeff Beck Relaxation in Peace.”
Osbourne, Tony Iommi, KISS‘ Paul Stanley, Whitesnake‘s David Coverdale and Mike Portnoy are among the many different musicians who’ve honored Beck on social media for the reason that information broke earlier at this time. Learn their tributes beneath.
We ship our condolences to Beck’s family members and followers. Relaxation in peace.
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Kirk Hammett (Metallica)
Brian Might (Queen)
Brian Ray (Paul McCartney)
Michael Candy (Stryper)
Alex Skolnick (Testomony)
Gary Holt (Exodus)
Kiko Loureiro (Megadeth)
William DuVall (Alice in Chains)
Jared James Nichols
Brendan Small (Metalocalypse / Dethklok)
Todd Kerns (Slash)
Rob Caggiano (Volbeat)
Jeff Scott Soto (Sons of Apollo)
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