Aaron West Arkeen; Wrote Songs for Guns N' Roses

Aaron West Arkeen, 36, a songwriter and longtime associate of the band Guns N' Roses. A Virgin Records music writer for 10 years, Arkeen penned songs for Guns N' Roses and bands such as Brother Cane, Sly and the Family Stone and Femme Fatale. He also performed with his own band, Outpatience, which recently released the album "Anxious Disease." On May 30 in Los Angeles of an apparent drug overdose.

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