Brian Howe, former lead singer for Bad Company and Ted Nugent has died from cardiac arrest at age 66. Brian first hit the scene in the U.S. singing on the Ted Nugent album “Penetrator”. He quickly followed that up by joining Mick Ralphs and Simon Kirke of Bad Company. Replacing Paul Rodgers, Bad Company enjoyed considerable commercial success with Howe as the vocalist. Howe performed with Bad Company on the following albums: Fame and Fortune (1986), Dangerous Age (1988), Holy Water (1990), Here Comes Trouble (1992), and What You Hear Is What You Get: The Best of Bad Company (1993). “Holy Water”, from the album of the same name, was a number one Billboard Album Rock Track for two weeks during the summer of 1990.
Howe also released three solo albums: Tangled in Blue (1997), Touch (2003), and Circus Bar (2010).