R.I.P. Richard ‘Dickie’ Peterson (Blue Cheer) (1948 – 2009)

October 12, 2009

Dickie Peterson - Blue Cheer RIP

Bassist and singer Dickie Peterson of heavy riffmachine Blue Cheer past away this morning at 5am in Germany. Blue Cheer was one of the first powertrio’s in rock-‘n’-roll and laid a blueprint of heavy metal/stoner with Vincebus Eruptum and Outsideinside in 1968. They were of great influence for bands such as Monster Magnet, Fu Manchu and Alabama Thunderpussy.

The cause of Peterson’s death is still unknown. He was 61 years old.

R.I.P. Dickie Peterson
1948

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2009

In 2007, Blue Cheer played Roadburn festival. Check out one of the only videos around of this performance here:


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