Adam Roth, American guitarist, Died at 57

Adam Roth died on December 16, 2015.

He was an American guitarist and composer.

He was the son of famed cartoonist Arnold Roth.

Adam Roth was best known as a staple to back then the New York underground scene in the Lower East Side since the late 1970s when, as well as his work as a TV composer, frequently collaborating with his friend Denis Leary.

Adam relocated to New York in 1979 and, with his brother Charles, they played in a number of bands that frequented iconic venues of the scene such as CBGB and Max’s Kansas City.

As a composer and actor, he was known for Rescue Me (2004), No Cure for Cancer (1992) and Denis Leary: Lock ‘N Load (1997).

Recently, the duo had been playing with a hard rock and soul fusion group called the Liza Colby Sound.

He left behind his partner Marta Maletz, their son Charlie Ringo, his brother and his parents.

Adam Roth passed away at 57 yrs old due to cancer.