Lead guitarist and founding member of legendary American band  the Eagles Glenn Frey has died.

The band issued a statement on Monday.

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"It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our comrade, Eagles founder, Glenn Frey, in New York City on Monday, January 18th, 2016."

Glenn Frey was 67.

Metro looks back and remembers Glenn Frey and the Eagles during their early years together.