May 13, 2020
The vocalist and songwriter Brian Howe, who has died of a heart attack aged 66, became best known for his work with the British hard rock group Bad Company, which he joined in 1986 as the replacement for the departed singer Paul Rodgers, formerly vocalist with Free. Howe had been thrust into the rockíníroll limelight a couple of years previously when he put in a stint as lead vocalist with the US guitarist Ted Nugentís band, touring the US with them and appearing on the album Penetrator.