He'd often bring his Talk Box along on radio interviews, treating the listeners to his skills. On Sunday, April 25, 1999, Roger Troutman was found shot and critically wounded outside a recording studio in Dayton, Ohio; he died during surgery at a local hospital. Roger's brother Larry was found dead in a car a few blocks away with a single gunshot wound to the head. It is likely that a personal dispute had developed between the two brothers; as far as can be determined, Larry shot Roger, then shot himself. 2) Teemu Metsälä - Armed with an electro pop manifesto in his head, wandering the rain soaked streets of Manchester, looking for like minded musical souls proved to be something of a waste of time for Finland's Teemu Metsälä. Although much critical acclaim followed the limited single releases and various compilation appearances he put out under his Roger moniker between 2002-2003, it was eventually the humans that failed him rather than the machines.
Not one to be naturally confounded by this he responded to his newly found independence by writing some glacial electronic pop songs. Easily surpassing his previous work they led to Roger appearing at the ISEA and Carling Reading/Leeds music festivals during the summer of 2004. 3) Roger from the well known german Hip Hop Combo "Blumentopf" See also Røger, a UK funk band. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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