Col. Bruce Hampton (nee Gustav Berglund III)
Band: The Aquarium Rescue Unit, Hampton Grease Band, Fiji Mariners, the Codetalkers
Position: lead singer/guitarist
Died: May 2, 2017
Cause of death: suffered heart attack on stage at Fox Theatre in Atlanta
Distinctions: Known as the godfather of the jamband scene, he recorded as a band, solo artist and guest on albums by Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention, Widespread Panic, Chuck Leavell and Mike Gordon. He's the subject of the 2012 documentary, Basically Frightened: The Musical Madness of Col. Bruce Hampton, Ret., and also appeared in Sling Blade (1996).