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Paul D'Amour

Age: 54

Paul D'Amour (born May 12, 1967) is an American musician, and the first bass guitarist for Tool. His bass sound was recognized by the aggressive picked tone he developed with his Chris Squire Signature Rickenbacker 4001CS, which can clearly be heard on Tool's first full length album, Undertow.

Eric Singer

Age: 63

Eric Singer (born Eric Doyle Mensinger; May 12, 1958) is a hard rock and heavy metal drummer for the rock band Kiss. He has also had other collaborations such as with Black Sabbath, Alice Cooper, Lita Ford, Badlands, Gary Moore as well as his own band ESP. Over the past two decades, Singer has appeared on over 75 albums and 11 EPs.

Ray Gillen

Age: 34 (at time of death). Born 62 years ago.

Raymond Arthur "Ray" Gillen (May 12, 1959 – December 1, 1993) was an American rock singer-songwriter. He is a best known for his work with Badlands, in addition to his stint with Black Sabbath in the mid-1980s and recording most of the vocals on Phenomena's Dream Runner album.