Guitarist Bruce HAMPTON died at the concert in honor of his 70th birthday
A well-known guitarist, founder of rock band Hampton Grease Band, Bruce HAMPTON had a heart attack on may 1 at the concert in honor of his 70th birthday in Atlanta, Georgia.
The musician became ill on the stage of the Fox Theater.
Cardiac arrest was the guitarist during the encore performance of the song “Turn on Your Lovelight”.
But within a few minutes after the attack HAMPTON remained on the scene as playing with him, the musicians thought he shows planned stunt.
HAMPTON started his musical career, which lasted 50 years, speaking with the legendary Frank Zappa.
In the 1960s he gathered his first group of avant-garde Hampton Grease Band, who played together with the Grateful Dead.
HAMPTON was called “the grandfather of jam bands”, as it was inspired improvisational rock concerts of the 1990s.
Bruce HAMPTON is known for his experimental and surreal compositions. He performed in the genre of experimental rock and during his career has released over 20 LPS.