Dickie Peterson

Dickie Peterson, the bassist/vocalist and founding member of BLUE CHEER, passed away this morning (Monday, October 12) at 5 a.m. in Germany. He was 61 years old.

Although the cause of Peterson's death has not been released, he had reportedly been battling cancer for the past several months. [Blabbermouth]

Blue Cheer have been active the last few years. In March of this year they even played SXSW. RIP. Videos below...