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Extreme metal legend bassist Martin Eric Ain (Celtic Frost/Hellhammer) passes away

‘I am deeply affected by his passing. Our relationship was very complex and definitely not free of conflicts, but Martin’s life and mine were very …

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The Tragically Hip’s lead singer Gordon Downie passes away at 53

“October 18, 2017 Last night Gord quietly passed away with his beloved children and family close by. Gord knew this day was coming – his …

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Tom Petty RIP (20/10/1950 – 02/10/2017)

Tom Petty was found unconscious at his home on October 2nd and died from cardiac arrest at the Santa Monica hospital in Los Angeles. Another …

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Hüsker Dü’s Grant Hart passes away at 56

This has been a terrible week so far… After Josh Schwartz and Jessi Zazu another loss occurred today to empty us more… Yes, the news are devastating, …

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Guitarist Josh Schwartz (Beachwood Sparks, Further, Painted Hills) dead at 45

Beachwood Sparks‘ guitarist & songwriter, Josh Schwartz passed away, at the age of 45, losing the battle with ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).  Josh was part …

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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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