Widely renowned for his fast-paced flatpicking guitar style, Rice's career included collaborations with Ricky Skaggs, Jerry Garcia and The Byrds' Chris Hillman.
'Southern Blood', the final studio album from The Allman Brothers' late frontman Gregg Allman is set for release on 8 September 2017
Merl Saunders and Jerry Garcia’s ‘Keystone Companions: The Complete 1973 Fantasy Recordings’ 6LP box set is released on 25 November.
Grammy-winning bassist Rob Wasserman, who worked with Brian Wilson, Van Morrison, Elvis Costello and many others, has died at the age of 64.
The rise of Classic Rock in the 60s was nurtured with bands travelling across the Atlantic to play for crowds who saw music as something more than just pop.