Jason Rosenthal (vocalist/guitarist of On the Might of Princes) passed away the evening of August 12th. Rest in peace.
Drew Beringer on 08/14/13 - 05:13 PM
Tony Sly passed away one year ago today. Fat Wreck Chords has posted a memorial message.
One year ago today, on July 31, 2012, we lost a true original, Tony Sly. While we continue to mourn Tony our friend, we also celebrate Tony the artist through his songs. On October 29th, we will officially release The Songs of Tony Sly: A Tribute. we can't express how much it means to us and Tony's family that each of the artists and bands on this album took the time and effort to contribute such meaningful and interesting interpretations of Tony's songs. All proceeds from this compilation will go to the Tony Sly Memorial Fund.
Jason Tate on 07/31/13 - 10:58 AM
Alan Meyers, the drummer of Devo (best known for "Whip It"), has lost his battle to cancer.
Christian Wagner on 06/26/13 - 07:07 AM
Actor James Gandolfini, most famously known for his role on The Sopranos as Tony Soprano, passed away today in Italy. He was 51.
Drew Beringer on 06/19/13 - 06:27 PM
Country legend Slim Whitman has passed away at the age of 90. Rest in peace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/19/13 - 10:49 AM
Arturo Vega, creative designer and lights operator for The Ramones, passed on Saturday.

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Jason Tate on 06/10/13 - 09:03 AM
Mick Morris, formerly of Eighteen Visions, has passed away from a heart-condition.

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Drew Beringer on 06/03/13 - 12:24 PM
Ray Manzarek, founding keyboardist of The Doors, passed away this morning from bile duct cancer. He was 74.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/20/13 - 03:08 PM
The official cause of Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman's death has been ruled as alcohol-related cirrhosis.
We've just learned that the official cause of Jeff's death was alcohol related cirrhosis. While he had his health struggles over the years, including the recent Necrotizing fasciitis infection that devastated his well-being, Jeff and those close to him were not aware of the true extent of his liver condition until the last days of his life. Contrary to some reports, Jeff was not on a transplant list at the time of his passing, or at any time prior to that. In fact, by all accounts, it appeared that he had been improving he was excited and looking forward to working on a...
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/09/13 - 06:24 PM
Jeff Hanneman of Slayer has passed away today. You can read a statement from the band in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 05/02/13 - 03:35 PM
Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly of Kriss Kross was reportedly found dead of an apparent drug overdose today. He was 34. May he rest in peace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/01/13 - 07:53 PM
Country music superstar George Jones passed away this morning at the age of 81.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/26/13 - 08:06 AM
Paper + Plastick Records has released today a very special edition of Story/Song. The newest episode of the comic series, which made its debut recently featuring Flatfoot 56, highlights the music of the late Tony Sly. You can purchase it here and read the full press releases, along with a statement from Sly's family, in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 04/17/13 - 02:15 PM
Deftones' bassist Chi Cheng has passed away. He was and will continue to be a huge inspiration to everyone who came into contact with him, whether in person or through his music. He will be sorely missed.
Drew Beringer on 04/13/13 - 08:04 PM
Legendary film critic Roger Ebert has passed away at the age of 70.
Christian Wagner on 04/04/13 - 12:57 PM
Jason Molina, the songwriter behind Songs:Ohia and Magnolia Electric Company, passed away on Saturday.
Christian Wagner on 03/18/13 - 09:31 AM
Clive Burr, former Iron Maiden drummer, has passed away. He was 56.

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Jason Tate on 03/13/13 - 01:30 PM
Kent Abbott, former guitarist of Grade and Somehow Hollow, has passed away. Rest in peace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/09/13 - 07:21 PM
Sol Yurick, the author of the novel, The Warriors, adapted to cult film adapted to hit video game, has passed away at 88.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 01/07/13 - 06:29 AM
Matt Funderburk, former bassist of Lydia and Bears of Manitou passed away this morning.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 12/28/12 - 05:46 AM
RIP to Jamal Dewar aka Capital Steez of the Pro Era crew (Joey Badass, CJ Fly, and more) who died at the age of 19.
Dre Okorley on 12/24/12 - 08:06 AM
Mike Scaccia (Ministry, Rigor Mortis, The Revolting Cocks) passed away after collapsing from a seizure onstage in Texas last night. He was 47. Rest in peace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/23/12 - 01:41 PM
Josh Stern, New Found Glory's (and many others) tour manager, has passed away.
Jason Tate on 12/18/12 - 03:01 PM
Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with all of those in Connecticut today. The news of this latest school tragedy shakes me to my core. I wish I could say, or do, something that would make a difference right now ... but I can't. All I can do is urge everyone that reads these words to not let this be another crime that fades with time and no action take place.
Jason Tate on 12/14/12 - 11:47 AM
Update: The band has posted a statement regarding Mitch's death here.

Suicide Silence vocalist Mitch Lucker reportedly passed away this morning after sustaining injuries in a motorcycle crash. May he rest in peace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/01/12 - 10:56 AM
Unfortunately, Channel 5 in Boston is reporting that Jon Daily's body has been recovered from the Charles River and identified. Jon was the brother of Civil Twilight's keyboard player. We send out our thoughts and prayers to Jon's family and friends in their time of need.
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/09/12 - 09:42 PM
Legendary pop-crooner Andy Williams ("Moon River," et al) has passed away at the age of 84 after suffering from bladder cancer for over a year.
Gregory Robson on 09/26/12 - 08:09 AM
Please take a moment to remember 9/11. Thank you.
Drew Beringer on 09/11/12 - 12:51 AM
Physician Daniel Baldi has been charged with the involuntary manslaughter of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray. Baldi, who was over-prescribing medication to Gray, among other patients, could face up to 16 years in prison.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/06/12 - 06:27 AM
Chris Lighty, the founder and owner of Violater and long time manager of Diddy, 50 Cent, Mariah Carey and more was found dead this morning.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/30/12 - 12:07 PM
Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, has passed away at 82.
Jason Tate on 08/25/12 - 12:39 PM
Director Tony Scott (Top Gun, True Romance, and Days of Thunder) and brother of director Ridley Scott, has committed suicide. His body was found today after jumping from a bridge in San Pedro.

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Jason Tate on 08/20/12 - 10:47 AM
Tony Sly of No Use for a Name has passed away at the age of 41.
Anton Djamoos on 08/01/12 - 10:21 AM
Bill Doss, co-founder of Elephant Six Recording (Neutral Milk Hotel, Of Montreal, Elf Power) and member of The Olivia Tremor Control, has died. No information on the cause of death is known as of now.
Adam Pfleider on 07/31/12 - 10:45 AM
Deep Purple co-founder/original keyboardist Jon Lord passed away at the age of 71 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. May he rest in peace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/16/12 - 02:33 PM
Amy Winehouse could be getting the hologram reincarnation treatment.

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Jason Tate on 07/16/12 - 10:19 AM
A young woman has passed away at Warped Tour today in Toronto. Our thoughts are with her family and friends. Police say the cause was "likely a medical issue," but if you are going out to one of the remaining shows on the tour, remember to stay hydrated.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/15/12 - 01:53 PM
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.

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Jason Tate on 07/10/12 - 10:39 AM
TV icon Andy Griffith passed away this morning at the age of 86. May he rest in peace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/03/12 - 09:01 AM
One person has died and another seriously injured after a stage collapsed before a Radiohead show in Toronto's Downsview Park last night.
Andy Biddulph on 06/17/12 - 05:04 AM
Bob Welch (Fleetwood Mac) has died of a "self-inflicted gunshot wound" at age 65. According to a police spokesman, Welch left a suicide note. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.

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Thomas Nassiff on 06/07/12 - 07:26 PM
Author Ray Bradbury has passed away at 91. "Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall."

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Jason Tate on 06/06/12 - 10:46 AM
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.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/04/12 - 06:08 PM
Today is the fifteenth anniversary of Jeff Buckley's passing.

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Jason Tate on 05/29/12 - 11:40 AM
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.
From the ArticleAdam instigated it. It could only come from him, in terms of where he was at with treatment. It was stuff we had written or demo-ed, and there were new ideas. He wasn't sure he was able to do vocals. But after a bit, we ended up doing them. And he was fine. It was a way for him to say, "Yeah, I'm doing it."
Thomas Nassiff on 05/27/12 - 10:23 AM
In other magazine cover news, head to the replies to see the cover of next month's Rolling Stone - featuring the late Adam Yauch from Beastie Boys.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/23/12 - 08:20 PM
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