Legendary British producer, Martin Birch, passed away at the age of 71.
His death was announced by Whitesnake’s David Coverdale:
“It is with a very heavy heart I’ve just had verified my very dear friend & producer Martin Birch has passed away.
“Martin was a huge part of my life…helping me from the first time we met through until Slide It In…
“Mt thoughts & prayers to his family, friends & fans…Broken heart”
The British producer is best known for producing and working with bands, such as: Rainbow, Deep Purple, Iron Maiden, Whitesnake, Black Sabbath, Fleetwood Mac, Blue Oyster Cult.