Legendary American rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose has died at the age of 64. Montrose passed away Saturday March 3rd after a five year battle with prostate cancer. Guitar virtuoso Ronnie Montrose launched his brilliant career with Irish rocker Van Morrison. Then with The Edgar Winter Group and in 1973 Ronnie felt the desire to orchestrate his own band and so he formed the hard rock group with Sammy Hagar, that bears his own signature MONTROSE. In 1979 he formed the group Gamma.
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