New Stories: Hard Rock Icon Colin "Cozy" Powell dies.
Drummer Colin "Cozy" Powell was
killed in an automobile accident April 5. Cozy is known for his work with
Dio, Whitesnake, Yngwie Malmsteen, among others.
Powell was driving alone in his
Saab 9000 on M4 moterway near Bristol England, when he appeared to
have lost control of his vehicle. He was rushed to the hospital, later
dying from the injuries he incurred.
Cozy began his three decade long
career in the 1960's as the drummer of the Ace Kefford Stand. He
later went onto play with almost every big name in Hard rock and Heavy
Metal. including Black Sabbath, Rainbow, Cinderella, Richey
Blackmore Whitesnake, M.S.G. His diverse talent lead him to playing with
the likes of Donovan, Jeff Beck, Gary Moore, Robert Plant and Brian May
Powell was a great talent and will
surely be missed by his fans, and the music community as a whole.
For more information Visit the Cozy Powell
Home page http://www.cozypowell.com