David Bowie has died age 69. While he may not be metal, without his glam influences throughout the late 60s and early 70s many early metal pioneers may not have been inspired to go to the outrageous lengths they did to create such killer music and an image to boot.
Man, this is a depressing time to live. Who's next, Keef?
David Bowie dies aged 69 after 18-month cancer battle: reports - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)