Local Arizona acoustic duo, While We're Up, were in a car accident in Wisconsin yesterday while following Warped Tour. One of the two members died immediately on scene, the other is in critical condition.
Legendary mastering engineer George Marino passed away today after a battle with lung cancer. Highlights of his career include Metallica's black album, Guns N' Roses' Appetite for Destruction, Stevie Wonder's Innervisions, Coldplay's A Rush of Blood to the Head and Arcade Fire's The Suburbs.
Rolling Stone has posted an interview with Michael 'Mike D' Diamond of the Beastie Boys discussing Adam Yauch's life and his last few weeks. Included in the interview is the fact that Yauch recorded new music with the band last fall.