Philip Neil Murray
Born in Scotland in 1950. Bassist who has played at different times in Whitesnake, with Gary Moore, Black Sabbath, with Brian May, Michael Schenker Group and Gogmagog.
He was born in Canada in 1953. One of the founders and guitarist of rock band Rush. Listed among the 100 greatest guitarists of all time by Rolling Stone magazine in 2011.
Born in Great Britain in 1956. Bassist and one of the main composers of the punk band Sex Pistols.
Born in Finland in 1971. Real name is Janne Sova. Founder and multi-instrumentalist of black metal band Barathrum.
Born in the USA in 1973. Guitarist for the band Immolation. Former member of Goreaphobia and Incantation. Also live guitarist in the band Master.
Shamaatae (Johan S. Lahger)
Born in Sweden in 1974. Founder and multi-instrumentalist of Swedish black metal band Arckanum.
Born in Sweden in 1975. Guitarist and songwriter for the Swedish band In Flames. He joined the band as a drummer in 1995 and drummed on two albums, The Jester Race (1995) and Whoracle (1997), but then became a guitarist.
In March 2004 Bjorn was ranked #70 on Guitar World magazine’s list of the 100 greatest heavy metal guitarists of all time.
Jesse Pintado died on this day
The guitarist of such bands as Terrorizer, Brujeria, Lock Up and Napalm Death died on August 27, 2006 in the hospital as a result of liver failure and post-diabetic coma. He was 37 years old.