Roth was a staple of the underground scene in the Lower East Side since the '70s, where he formed longstanding friendships with Denis Leary and Matt Dillon, among others.
New York City guitarist and composer Adam Roth died on Wednesday, following a battle with cancer. He was 57.
Roth was known as a staple to then 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.
Roth moved to New York in 1979 and, with his brother Charles, played in a number of bands that frequented iconic venues of the scene such as CBGB and Max's Kansas City. Some of those groups included Del Fuegos, Hoy Boy and the Doys and band fronted by the poet John Giorno. Most recently, the two had been playing with a hard rock and soul fusion group called the Liza Colby Sound.