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Original Y&T guitarist Joey Alves dies at 63

Posted by on March 13, 2017

Original Y&T guitarist Joey Alves has died at the age of 63, the band’s Dave Meniketti has revealed. Alves, who played rhythm guitar in the band, was in the band from 1976 to 1989, had been suffering from ulcerative colitis, among other complications. Here’s what Meniketti says about the loss of Alves, via Facebook yesterday: […]

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Y&T Bassist Phil Kennemore Passes Away

Posted by on January 7, 2011

Phil Kennemore, bassist of 80’s metal band Y&T, has lost his battle with metastatic cancer. He was 57 years old, and along with frontman Dave Meniketti was an original member of the band. The band had organized a New Year’s Eve benefit concert for him this past New Year’s Eve, with members of Testament, Dokken, […]

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