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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
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
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
Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees has passed away at the age of 62 after a long battle with cancer.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/20/12 - 06:19 PM
Queen of Disco Donna Summer passed away this morning at the age of 63 after a battle with cancer.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/17/12 - 08:58 AM
According to Lucky Boy's Confusion's wikipedia page, and confirmed on Facebook, Joe Sell (guitarist) has passed away.

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Jason Tate on 05/16/12 - 11:21 AM
Author Maurice Sendak, of Where The Wild Things Are fame, has passed away.

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Jason Tate on 05/08/12 - 09:24 AM
Adam Horovits and Mike D. of the Beastie Boys have issued statements regarding the passing of their bandmate, Adam "MCA" Yauch. They are below.
Mike D.'s StatementI know, we should have tweeted and instagrammed every sad, happy and inspired thought, smile or tear by now. But honestly the last few days have just been a blur of deep emotions for our closest friend, band mate and really brother. I miss Adam so much. He really served as a great example for myself and so many of what determination, faith, focus, and humility coupled with a sense of humor can accomplish. The world is in need of many more like him. We love you Adam. BTW this photo sent to me by a friend, (thanks Saslow) is...
Thomas Nassiff on 05/07/12 - 09:13 AM
Adam "MCA" Yauch of Beastie Boys has passed away at the age of 47.

Update: The following announcement was just released.
Press ReleaseIt is with great sadness that we confirm that musician, rapper, activist and director Adam "MCA" Yauch, founding member of Beastie Boys and also of the Milarepa Foundation that produced the Tibetan Freedom Concert benefits, and film production and distribution company Oscilloscope Laboratories, passed away in his native New York City this morning after a near-three-year battle with cancer. He was 47 years old.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Yauch taught himself to play bass in high school, forming a band for his 17th birthday party that would later become...
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/04/12 - 10:03 AM
Saxophonist Tommy Marth, who recorded on two albums with The Killers, has passed away at age 33.

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Jason Tate on 04/25/12 - 10:00 AM
Greg Ham from Men At Work has passed away.

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Jason Tate on 04/20/12 - 12:00 PM
Levon Helm (The Band) has passed away.

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Jason Tate on 04/19/12 - 12:55 PM
Dick Clark has passed away at 82.
Jason Tate on 04/18/12 - 01:15 PM
Kurt Cobain passed away 18 years ago today.
Jason Tate on 04/05/12 - 10:41 AM
The Monkees' singer Davy Jones passed away this morning as the result of a heart attack at the age of 66. May he rest in peace. (PureVolume has posted a small collection of Monkees' covers by modern artists).
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/29/12 - 10:13 AM
Guitarist Christopher Reimer of Women (and touring member of The Dodos) died in his sleep on Tuesday at the age of 26. The cause of death has not been determined yet.
Paul Tao on 02/22/12 - 10:34 AM
Whitney Houston has died at the age of 48.
Joe DeAndrea on 02/11/12 - 05:20 PM
Singer Etta James has died at the age of 73.
Joe DeAndrea on 01/20/12 - 08:49 AM
Johnny Otis, the "godfather of rhythm and blues," died Tuesday in Los Angeles at the age of 90.
Jason Tate on 01/19/12 - 09:30 AM
Producer Jeff "Critter" Newell (Blink-182, Angels & Airwaves) passed way at the age of 45 on December 31. May he rest in peace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/03/12 - 07:18 AM
Woods of Ypres frontman David Gold was killed in a car accident last night at the age of 31. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. May he rest in peace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/23/11 - 08:03 AM
Music industry exec John Atterberry died today after being randomly shot by a gunman in Hollywood on Friday.
Paul Tao on 12/12/11 - 05:59 PM
Damone drummer Dustin Hengst has passed away.

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Jason Tate on 12/09/11 - 11:39 AM
Dobie Gray, most famous for his hit "Drift Away," has died of cancer at the age of 71.
Paul Tao on 12/08/11 - 08:51 AM
Comedian Patrice O'Neal passed away yesterday due to complications of a stroke he suffered last month.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/30/11 - 05:01 AM
The Maddigans bassist Thaddeus Lake was killed in a car accident on Saturday. May he rest in peace. A statement from the band can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/28/11 - 09:43 AM
Gwar frontman Dave "Oderus Urungus" Brockie issued a statement regarding the death of guitarist Cory Smoot. Read it in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/05/11 - 05:34 AM
James Van Doren, co-founder of Vans, has passed away at the age of 72.
Paul Tao on 11/03/11 - 02:48 PM
Gwar guitarist Cory "Flattus Maximus" Smoot has passed away. May he rest in peace. A statement from frontman Dave Brockie can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/03/11 - 01:19 PM
Blake Solomon on 10/26/11 - 08:45 AM
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the death of Metallica bassist Cliff Burton.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/27/11 - 03:42 PM
French producer and DJ DJ Mehdi (from Ed Banger Records) passed away last night after the roof of his house collapsed while hosting his friend and musical partner DJ Riton's birthday party. He was 34.
Paul Tao on 09/13/11 - 09:18 AM
Friendly Fires trumpet player Richard Turner has passed away from a heart attack at age 27.
Paul Tao on 08/19/11 - 01:18 PM
Former Warrant singer Jani Lane has passed away at the age of 47. Rest in peace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/11/11 - 08:18 PM
Only Living Witness drummer Eric Stevenson passed away at the age of 42 after a battle with melanoma. May he rest in peace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/09/11 - 12:12 PM
Ryan Shaw, singer, songwriter and guitar player for The Early Strike, passed away last Tuesday morning from a rare but aggressive pediatric cancer called DSRCT. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
Matthew Tsai on 07/29/11 - 03:58 PM
Amy Winehouse has passed away at the age of 27.
Paul Tao on 07/23/11 - 09:32 AM
Ryan Dunn (of Jackass fame) passed away early this morning from a car accident in PA. He will be missed.
Ryan Gardner on 06/20/11 - 08:52 AM
Clarence Clemons, the saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, passed away today at the age of 69.
Drew Beringer on 06/18/11 - 07:43 PM
Convict Dexter Issac recently admitted to shooting Tupac.

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Matthew Tsai on 06/17/11 - 01:07 PM
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