Heavy n’ hairy birthday wishes this week to:
March 2: Bon Jovi frontman Jon Bon Jovi (57)
March 2: Former AC/DC bassist Mark Evans (63)
March 3: Dave Amato, guitar (REO Speedwagon) (66)
March 3: Terence “Snowy” White, guitar, vocals (Thin Lizzy, Pink Floyd, Roger Waters) (71)
March 4: Jason Newsted, bass, vocals (Metallica, Flotsam and Jetsam) (56)
March 4: Chris Squire, bass, vocals (Yes) (d. 2015)
R.I.P. March 3, 2012: The world of music lost a legend with the passing of guitar great Ronnie Montrose, who took his own life. He was 64.