Drummer Leonard Haze, foundation member and song writer with LA rockers Y&T, has died of heart failure.
Haze, who was 61, had been battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for some years. He passed away on September 11 at his home in California. Haze formed Yesterday & Today with Dave Meniketti in 1974. After two albums, the name was shortened to Y&T; Haze left the band in 1986 after seven albums and was later a touring member of the Ian Gillan Band.