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Jaki Liebezeit is not alone anymore; Can’s Holger Czukay RIP

Holger Czukay (b. Holger Schüring) is not with us anymore. A real pioneer and innovator, and co-founder of legendary kraut-rock band Can passed away, aged 79, on September …

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Co-Founder of Steely Dan, Guitarist Walter Becker dies aged 67

Walter Becker, one half of the heart of classic rock band Steely Dan, has died at the age of 67 (on September 3rd), with no …

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RIP Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington

This is so devastating… Modern rock icon and Linkin Park‘s singer, Chester Bennington, passed away a few hours ago, taking his own life at 41. …

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(No) Tears for Peter Principle…

  The news came as a shock yesterday: “Tuxedomoon’s bassist and co-composer, Peter Principle Dachert has sadly passed away. According to  the band’s singer/multi instrumentalist Blaine …

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The Afghan Whigs’ guitarist Dave Rosser dies at 50

‘It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our friend, brother and inspiration. Dave Rosser passed away peacefully last evening surrounded by love. …

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Mobb Deep’s Prodigy dies at 42

“Prodigy was hospitalized a few days ago in Vegas after a Mobb Deep performance for complications caused by a sickle cell anemia crisis. As most …

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Gregg Allman defeated by cancer at age 69

Gregory LeNoir Allman was born in 1947 in Tennessee and he with his brother Duane were the infamous southern, blues, country rock The Allman Brothers …

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Chris Cornell commits suicide at 52

The music community is once again experiencing the loss of another great musician. Chris Cornell, born on July 20th in 1964, died on May 17th …

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Opal and Mazzy Star seminal drummer Keith Mitchell passed away

A pioneering drummer of the 80’s Los Angeles rock scene, at first started with art-punk bands like Monitor and The Romans, went through the neo-psychedelic/roots …

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Italian DJ and dance music pioneer Robert Miles dies aged 47

‘The freedom we lost cannot be reconquered cheaply, but however high, it is a price worth paying’ – Robert Miles, ‘23am’  album sleeve notes (1997). …

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