Bruce Gary Dies

The Knack drummer Bruce Gary, 54, died of cancer August 22nd.

Gary recorded with artists such as Sheryl Crow, George Harrison, Stephen Stills, and Bob Dylan, to name a few, in addition to his solo work. He also worked behind the boards and co-produced a series of Jimi Hendrix releases.

“On behalf of The Knack, we are shocked and saddened by Bruce’s death. He was an integral part of our sound, not to mention a great drummer,” the band members said in a statement.

Gary recorded recently with Jack Bruce and Andy Summers, and produced and performed on a track for a John Lee Hooker tribute.