Ric Ocasek, Frontman Of The Cars, Dead At 75

Ric Ocasek of The Cars

(TRR) – Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, has passed away. Ocasek died Sunday at his townhouse in New York, according to NBC New York. He was 75.

Police said they received a call around 4 p.m. for an unconscious male at a townhouse on East 19th Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Law enforcement sources confirmed the deceased was Ocasek.

Ric Ocasek formed The …

Bon Jovi, Dire Straits, The Cars, Headed To Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Bon Jovi [Photo Courtesy of David Bergman]

(TRR) – The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced the inductees for the Class of 2018. Bon Jovi, Dire Straits, The Cars, The Moody Blues, and Nina Simone are all headed to the Rock Hall. Sister Rosetta Tharpe will be given an Early Influence award. Left off the list are heavy metal icons Judas Priest, and first-time rock nominees Rage Against The Machine