John Du Cann RIP

Former Atomic Rooster guitarist John (Du) Cann passed away today from a suspected heart attack. He was 61. Du Cann joined the band shortly after the release of their self titled debut and played in the “classic” period of Atomic Rooster along with Vincent Crane (keyboards) and Paul Hammond (drums). This line-up released the highly respected Death Walks Behind You (70) and In Hearing Of (71) . Du Cann was also responsible for writing the band’s hit single Devil’s Answer.

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