rocker Sandy West has lost her battle with lung cancer. She was 47. West formed the all-girl rock group with Joan Jett
, Lita Ford
and Cherie Currie
, paving the way for other girl power acts like The Bangles
and the Go Gos
In a statement from Jett, the singer says, "I am overcome from the loss of my friend... She was an exuberant and powerful drummer."
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)