Alan Meyers, the drummer of Devo (best known for "Whip It"), has lost his battle to cancer.
Christian Wagner on 06/26/13 - 08:07 AM
Country legend Slim Whitman has passed away at the age of 90. Rest in peace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/19/13 - 11:49 AM
Arturo Vega, creative designer and lights operator for The Ramones, passed on Saturday.

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

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Drew Beringer on 06/03/13 - 01:24 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 - 04:08 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 - 07:24 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 - 04:35 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 - 08:53 PM
Country music superstar George Jones passed away this morning at the age of 81.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/26/13 - 09:06 AM
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 - 09:04 PM
Legendary film critic Roger Ebert has passed away at the age of 70.
Christian Wagner on 04/04/13 - 01:57 PM
Jason Molina, the songwriter behind Songs:Ohia and Magnolia Electric Company, passed away on Saturday.
Christian Wagner on 03/18/13 - 10:31 AM
Clive Burr, former Iron Maiden drummer, has passed away. He was 56.

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Jason Tate on 03/13/13 - 02:30 PM
Kent Abbott, former guitarist of Grade and Somehow Hollow, has passed away. Rest in peace.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/09/13 - 08:21 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 - 07:29 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 - 06:46 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 - 09:06 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 - 02:41 PM
Josh Stern, New Found Glory's (and many others) tour manager, has passed away.
Jason Tate on 12/18/12 - 04:01 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 - 12:47 PM
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 - 11:56 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 - 10:42 PM
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 - 01:07 PM
Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, has passed away at 82.
Jason Tate on 08/25/12 - 01:39 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 - 11:47 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 - 11:45 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 - 03:33 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 - 02:53 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 - 11:39 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 - 10:01 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 - 08:26 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 - 11:46 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 - 07:08 PM
Today is the fifteenth anniversary of Jeff Buckley's passing.

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Jason Tate on 05/29/12 - 12:40 PM
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 - 07:19 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 - 09:58 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 - 12:21 PM
Author Maurice Sendak, of Where The Wild Things Are fame, has passed away.

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Jason Tate on 05/08/12 - 10:24 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 - 10:13 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 - 11:03 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 - 11:00 AM
Greg Ham from Men At Work has passed away.

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Jason Tate on 04/20/12 - 01:00 PM
Levon Helm (The Band) has passed away.

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Jason Tate on 04/19/12 - 01:55 PM
Dick Clark has passed away at 82.
Jason Tate on 04/18/12 - 02:15 PM
Kurt Cobain passed away 18 years ago today.
Jason Tate on 04/05/12 - 11:41 AM
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