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Gary Richrath (REO Speedwagon Guitar Legend) – Rest In Peace

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Music, news, rock music with tags , , , , on September 14, 2015 by Metal Odyssey

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As reported by Kevin Cronin, (lead singer, musician and songwriter for REO Speedwagon), on the band’s Facebook:

Hi friends, kc here. My longtime friend and collaborator Gary Richrath passed away earlier today. I feel so sad. Gary was both a unique guitarist and songwriter, and the embodiment of the tough guy with a heart of gold. I learned most of what I know about being in a rock band from Gary Richrath. The entire REO Family mourns his death and shares in the grief of his family, friends, and fans. These words do not come close to expressing the depth of emotions I am feeling at this time…kc


The Metal Odyssey family expresses condolences to the family, friends and former bandmates of Gary Richrath. May Gary Richrath rest in peace.

Gary Richrath was only 65 years old.




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