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Twisted Sister drummer A.J. Pero has passed away at 55.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/20/15 - 10:53 AM
Blabbermouth obtained a copy of the coroner's report on Static-X frontman, Wayne Static's, death.
On November 1, at approximately 0700 hours, [Wayne] and his wife went to bed. His wife stated that just prior to going to bed, he crushed one-half of a 30 mg oxycodone pill and consumed it. The oxycodone had been prescribed to his wife. He also drank an unknown amount of alcohol. His wife awoke at around 1530 hours. She found the decedent dead in the bed and called 911 at 1547 hours. Paramedics arrived and confirmed death at 1600 hours, noting rigor mortis and lividity. There was no evidence of foul play or any indication a struggle had taken place.
Jason Tate on 03/13/15 - 11:31 AM
Harris Wittels, co-executive producer and writer on Parks and Recreation, passed away in Los Angeles on Thursday. Harris also once posted here on the website and was a big Alkaline Trio fan.
Jason Tate on 02/19/15 - 10:25 PM
A long time AP.net reader wrote to us this week to share the extremely sad news of losing his child only a few days after birth. A fund has been set up to raise some money to help cover medical and memorial costs. We're very sorry to hear about your loss Adam.
Jason Tate on 02/04/15 - 05:31 PM
Sid Vicious died 36 years ago today.

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Jason Tate on 02/02/15 - 12:36 PM
A$AP Mob founder and mastermind A$AP Yams has passed away at the age of 26.
Jake Jenkins on 01/18/15 - 09:47 AM
Kim Fowley has passed away.
Throughout his career, Fowley stepped in and out of popular music's limelight, yet remains best known for his work with the all-teen-female Runaways, whose Fowley-engineered aggressive sexuality and sound were unprecedented in the mid-'70s, and which spawned the careers of Joan Jett, Lita Ford and Cherie Currie. The group's history has been documented in biographies and the 2010 biopic The Runaways, directed by Floria Sigismondi and starring Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning. Michael Shannon, later of Boardwalk Empire fame, portrayed Fowley in the film.

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Jason Tate on 01/16/15 - 01:15 PM
Jason Tate on 12/22/14 - 04:44 PM
Steve Tambone of River City Extension has passed away.

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Jason Tate on 12/17/14 - 12:57 PM
Pantera/Damageplan guitarist Dimebag Darrell was killed 10 years ago today. Pantera vocalist Phil Anselmo wrote a great tribute on Rolling Stone.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/08/14 - 10:31 AM
Black Tusk bassist Jonathan Athon has passed away. He was 32.
It is with deep regret and saddened hearts that we must tell you that Athon passed away this morning from injuries sustained from his motorcycle accident. Doctors told us that he suffered irreparable brain damage shortly after the accident. He has been in a coma and sustained by life support until now. As per his wishes, we removed Athon from his life support systems and his organs will be donated. His body will be cremated and a memorial is being planned for family and friends in Savannah. He was 32 years old and will be forever missed. Thank you all for your support during this devastating time for us, it would have made...
Jason Tate on 11/10/14 - 11:24 AM
Static-X frontman Wayne Static has passed away at 48. Rest in peace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/01/14 - 08:23 PM
It comes with a heavy heart to say that Craig Aaronson, who was probably the A&R for some of your favorite bands growing up, has passed away after his ongoing fight with cancer. All of us here at AP.net send our thoughts and prayers to Craig's friends and family. Take a moment today for Craig's life and legacy as he helped shape not only this music scene, but almost every one of us.
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/30/14 - 09:56 AM
Reports are coming in that Tyson Stevens, former vocalist of Scary Kids Scaring Kids, has passed away.
Jason Tate on 10/21/14 - 05:28 PM
Isaiah "Ikey" Owens (The Mars Volta) has passed while on tour with Jack White.
It is with great sadness that we tell the world of the passing of the incredible musician Isaiah "Ikey" Owens. He will be missed and loved forever by his family, friends, bandmates and fans. Ikey Owens was an astounding keyboard player in Jack White's backing band. He also played with Mars Volta, Free Moral Agents, and many other projects. Out of respect for Ikey, the remaining shows of the Jack White Tour in Mexico have been cancelled. We will all miss you Ikey. You were and are an incredible artist.
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/14/14 - 11:06 AM
Mike Skinner of The Goddamn Band has passed away.
Jason Tate on 09/16/14 - 12:23 AM
Joan Rivers has passed away. She was 81.
Jason Tate on 09/04/14 - 01:28 PM
Tim "Rawbiz" Williams, the bassist for Suicidal Tendencies, has passed away.

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Jason Tate on 08/27/14 - 04:12 PM
Robin Williams has passed away. He was 63.
Jason Tate on 08/11/14 - 04:01 PM
Guitarist/songwriter Dick Wagner passed away yesterday at the age of 71. The axeman played and wrote with Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Kiss and Aerosmith, among others. Rest in peace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/31/14 - 08:16 AM
Legendary blues guitarist Johnny Winter has passed away at the age of 70.
Keagan Ilvonen on 07/17/14 - 10:07 PM
A Malaysia Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur has crashed in eastern Ukraine.
Jason Tate on 07/17/14 - 09:33 AM
Tommy Ramone has passed away. He was 65.
Jason Tate on 07/11/14 - 11:14 PM
Legendary soul singer Bobby Womack has died at age 70. Our thoughts are with his friends and family.
Chris Collum on 06/27/14 - 04:38 PM
Gerry Goffin has passed away.
Gerry Goffin, a prolific and multi-dimensional lyricist who with his then-wife and songwriting partner Carole King wrote such hits as "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," ''(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," ''Up on the Roof" and "The Loco-Motion," died early Thursday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 75.
Jason Tate on 06/19/14 - 03:39 PM
Casey Kasem has passed away. He was 82.
Jason Tate on 06/15/14 - 11:24 AM
This weekend following a show in the New York area, Tracy Morgan's limo bus was involved in a crash with an 18-wheeler. The driver of the 18-wheeler allegedly fell asleep at the wheel after being on the road for 24 hours straight. Mr. Morgan is in critical condition, and another comedian performing with him, James McNair, has sadly passed away. Our thoughts are with everyone involved.
Blake Solomon on 06/09/14 - 11:36 AM
Gwar frontman David Brockie died of heroin overdose the Virginia State Medical Examiner's Office said on Tuesday.

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Jason Tate on 06/03/14 - 01:57 PM
Maya Angelou passed away yesterday at 86.

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Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 10:34 AM
A Feast For Kings vocalist Eric Gentry has passed away at the age of 21.
Today something horrifying happened. Something tragic, something we can never undo. Today we lost a brother, a friend, a great vocalist, and even better person. Our vocalist Eric Gentry has gone to be with The Lord today. We wanted to let the #affkfamily know that we are in need of your prayers. This is crushing news. You won't find a better guy than Eric. We love him with all our hearts and will miss him dearly until we see him in heaven again. See you soon brother.
Jason Tate on 05/18/14 - 04:52 PM
Miss May I have released a second, longer statement about the passing of a fan at their concert.
Hey everyone, apologies for the radio silence these last couple of days. After what happened we've all taken some time to reflect but we had to speak up today to give our heartfelt thanks. First and foremost, to those who've reached out tooffer their sympathies or who've kept Alberto and his family in their thoughts and prayers. In particular to all those who donated to his family; after only a few days they have almost reached their fundraising goal. If you can spare any amount, no matter how small, it will be greatly appreciated. You can do so here.

We're also looking into an auction....
Jason Tate on 05/07/14 - 01:02 PM
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