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.
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.
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.
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.