I know about Stewart Copeland because I am a huge fan of The Police. I know about Buddy Harmon because I’ve studied country music. I know about Charlie Watts because, well, it’s the bloody Rolling Stones. Charlie is not the … Read the rest
She Gives Me Fever: A love-note to Peggy Lee, one of the greatest singer/songwriters of the recording era
A tip of the top hat and genuflection to Miss Peggy Lee, today celebrating the centennial of her birth. Peggy has long been one of my very favorite singers, from the day a friend turned me onto her album Sugar … Read the rest
On Wednesday, January 16th, members of Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog and Audioslave, as well as the long running list of special guests including: Foo Fighters, Metallica, Geezer Butler, Perry Farrell, Juliette Lewis and more performed at an all-star tribute … Read the rest
For me, 2019 is going to be about my local community and bringing people together as a way to heal this very tribalistic and divided world I live in. And I think it is just perfect that one of the … Read the rest
Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of Irish rock band The Cranberries, has died in London. She was 46.
O’Riordan died in London, where she was recording, publicist Lindsey Holmes said. “No further details are available at this time,” Holmes said, adding … Read the rest
Music legend Tom Petty has died at the age of 66, after being found in cardiac arrest at his home.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers completed their 40th anniversary tour just last Monday with three nights at the Hollywood Bowl. … Read the rest
Asia singer John Wetton has died from cancer on January 31, 2017 at the age of 67.
His long and storied career saw him rise to fame in the early ’70s as the singer and bassist in King Crimson and … Read the rest
“It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period.”
With that simple statement from a representative, the world learned that George Michael, singer, songwriter, … Read the rest
Dead Or Alive singer Pete Burns has passed away at the age of 57.
The charismatic performer died October 23rd of a “massive cardiac arrest,” his family and manager said in a statement shared on Twitter.
The statement says: “It … Read the rest
2016 claims another music icon.
Maurice White, the co-founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died following a long battle with Parkinson’s. White was diagnosed in 1992 but the disease had progressed to the point he was forced … Read the rest
Glenn Frey, a founding member and guitarist of the Eagles and solo artist, has died at the age of 67.
The multiple Grammy winner co-wrote and sang many of the Eagles’ hits, including “Take It Easy,” “Tequila Sunrise,” “Lyin’ Eyes,” … Read the rest
It all seemed like a hoax, but in the end, it was a simple tweet from his son Duncan Jones that confirmed it.
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Very sorry and sad to say it’s true. I’ll be offline for a while. Love to all.
REO Speedwagon guitarist (1970-1989) Gary Richrath has died at the age of 65. While the band saw many different formations over the years it’s clear the apex of their success came with Richrath on lead guitar. He and lead singer … Read the rest
Chris Squire, the co-founder and longtime bassist of Yes and the only member of the group to feature on every studio album, has passed away just over a month after revealing that he was suffering from a rare form of … Read the rest
Toto bassist Mike Porcaro has died, following a lengthy battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS. He was 59.
“Our brother Mike passed away peacefully in his sleep at 12:04 AM last night at … Read the rest