Rock Bassist Craig Gruber Dead At 63

Craig Gruber of Rainbow and Elf Has Died at The Age of 63

In unfortunate news, bassist Craig Gruber died at the age of 63 today after a long fight with stage three prostate cancer. 

(Pictured here with Billy Sheehan) 

While he might not be a household name, hard rock aficionados know who Gruber is: a bass player with Elf and Rainbow, who also played with Ronnie James Dio, Gary Moore, The Rods and more.

Check out Gruber's work with Rainbow here: 

Gruber will be sorely missed.