Mr. Trucks was one of the founders of the band, later inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Butch Trucks, drummer and founding member of Southern rock pioneers the Allman Brothers Band, has died at the age of 69. His death, which occurred on January 24 at his home in West Palm Beach, Florida, has been ruled a suicide, the Miami Herald reports. Show More Summary
Yesterday, it was reported that Butch Trucks, drummer and founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, had died at age 69. Now, The Miami Herald is reporting that police have officially ruled his death a suicide. According to police records, Trucks' wife called the West Palm Beach Police Department at around 6PM on Tuesday after…
One of the co-founders of the Allman Brothers Band has died after shooting himself in front of his wife, RadarOnline.com has learned. Butch Trucks, 69, the legendary band’s drummer, shot… READ ON
Butch Trucks, one of the founding drummers of the Allman Brothers Band who died on Tuesday, reportedly took his own life.
Butch Trucks, one of two drummers for The Allman Brothers Band who brought a steady, powerful rhythmic backdrop to their hit Southern rock, has died, the group said Wednesday. He was 69. A band statement said Trucks died Tuesday in West Palm Beach, Florida, without specifying a cause of death. Show More Summary
Mr. Trucks was one of the founding members of the band, which helped define Southern rock.
From Rolling Stone : Butch Trucks, one of the Allman Brothers Band's founding drummers, died on Tuesday. He was 69. Page Stallings, Trucks' booking agent, confirmed the veteran musician's death to Rolling Stone, but said a cause of death is currently unknown. [...]
Butch Trucks, the drummer and founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, has died at 69. According to an announcement from the band, Trucks died Tuesday night in West Palm Beach, Florida; no cause of death has been given. "I'm heartbroken," Gregg Allman, fellow founding member, said in a statement. ... More »
The founding drummer of The Allman Brothers Band, Claude “Butch” Trucks has died at the age of 69. The cause of Trucks’ death is currently unknown, and in a statement published by Variety, the families of both Trucks and his bandmates...Show More Summary
Butch Trucks, a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band died Tuesday, according to Rolling Stone magazine. He was 69. Page Stallings, the drummer's booking agent, confirmed Truck's death to Rolling Stone, according to an article posted on the magazine's website Wednesday morning.
Butch Trucks passed away at his Florida home Tuesday night. A founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, Trucks’ impeccable rhythm skills propelled a new musical genre known as ‘Southern rock’ from the swamps of Jacksonville to worldwide ears. Show More Summary
It was perfectly apropos for the late drummer Butch Trucks, one of the original members of The Allman Brother Band, to nickname one of his own groups “Freight Train.” Even in the later years of his career, Trucks was the driving force...Show More Summary
Butch Trucks, whose longtime drumming as co-founder of the Allman Brothers Band offered steady rhythm to such classics as “Rambin’ Man,” “Melissa” and “Whipping Post,” has died. The drummer, who was 69, died on Tuesday night in West Palm Beach, Fla., according to a statement from his representative....
(Reuters) - Drummer Butch Trucks, a founding member of American southern rock band the Allman Brothers, has died at the age of 69, his agent said on Wednesday. Trucks died on Tuesday in West Palm Beach, Florida, his booking agent Page Stallings said. Show More Summary
Butch Trucks, co-founder and drummer of the Allman Brothers Band, died on Jan. 24, in West Palm Beach, Florida. He was 69. Trucks’ booking agent confirmed the sad news to Rolling Stone, telling the outlet the cause of death has not been...Show More Summary
Trucks, a founding member of the popular Southern rock band, passed away Tuesday night. Throughout the band's many ups and downs — which included three breakups and reunions — he was a constant.
Veteran musician was 69 years old.
Butch Trucks, a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, has died at age 69, JamBands.com reports. …