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Matthew Roberts

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Birthday
10, 1978
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Aug 20, 2016 (38)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
10, 1978
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Aug 20, 2016 (38)

About

Lead guitarist for the Mississippi-based alternative rock band 3 Doors Down, the group that had the 2000 hit "Kryptonite."

Before Fame

He picked up his first guitar, his mother's, around age seven and by the time he turned twelve, his mother had bought him his own from Sears.

Trivia

In 2012, citing health concerns, he announced he would be leaving 3 Doors Down.

Family Life

His mother taught him how to sing, and he called her his biggest influence.

Associated With

He grew up listening to to Jimmy Page and Jimi Hendrix, taking inspiration for his sound from them.