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  • Some of the reasons why rock legend Eddie Money was the absolute best

    Some of the reasons why rock legend Eddie Money was the absolute best

    Eddie Money has lost his battle with cancer. The beloved New York native rocker and AXS TV reality star died today, Sept. 13. He was 70 years old. The family announced his passing in a statement reported by Variety. “The Money Family regrets to announce that Eddie passed away peacefully early this...
  • AXS TV to honor The Monkees' late bassist Peter Tork with special programming

    AXS TV to honor The Monkees' late bassist Peter Tork with special programming

    AXS TV will air an encore broadcast of The Monkees’ debut live TV concert on March 16, to honor the life and legacy of Peter Tork, the band’s late legendary bassist. Tork died Feb. 21 after losing a 10-year battle with cancer. The special will air at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT, followed by a special...
  • Former Ice Nine Kills bassist Shane Bisnett dies at 31

    Former Ice Nine Kills bassist Shane Bisnett dies at 31

    A former member of Ice Nine Kills member has suddenly passed away. Bassist Shane Bisnett, who was with the band between 2009 and 2011, died on New Year’s Day. According to Loudwire, current Ice Nine Kills singer Spencer Charnas released a very touching video dedicated to the former bassist with a...
  • Hardy Fox of The Residents dead at 73

    Hardy Fox of The Residents dead at 73

    For those who loved The Residents, there was no doubt that the beauty behind the band’s avant-garde sound was the work of Hardy Fox. Now, music heaven has gained another angel. According to Billboard, Fox, who was one of the co-founders and lead composer of the band, passed away on Oct. 31. News of...
  • Jefferson Airplane’s co-founding member Marty Balin dies at 76

    Jefferson Airplane’s co-founding member Marty Balin dies at 76

    Martyn Buchwald, more commonly known by Marty Balin who was the singer, guitarist and co-founding member of the psychedelic rock group Jefferson Airplane, died on Thursday at the age of 76. According to Rolling Stone, the cause of Balin’s death is currently unknown. Balin was recently preceded in...
  • 5 reasons we'll miss Mac Miller

    5 reasons we'll miss Mac Miller

    Malcolm James McCormick, also known as Mac Miller, died at the age of 26 on Sept. 7, 2018, a little over a month after the release of his hugely successful album titled Swimming. As with most deceased artists, we reminisce on the things we truly loved about them, on the things that made them real...
  • Aretha Franklin Dead at 76

    Aretha Franklin Dead at 76

    International artistic treasure, the “Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin, has died at her home in Detroit after a battle with pancreatic cancer on Thursday morning, Pitchfork reports. Confirmation of her death came through her family and publicist on Thursday morning, who provided fans around the world...
  • Richard Swift of Black Keys and The Shins dead at 41

    Richard Swift of Black Keys and The Shins dead at 41

    In shocking news, Richard Swift of The Shins, The Black Keys and The Arcs, died on Tuesday morning at the age of 41. The singer-songwriter had entered the hospital in June with "life-threatening" conditions and he finally passed away less than a month later. Dan Auerbach, who performed in the Black...
  • Avicii donated millions to fight world hunger before his death

    Avicii donated millions to fight world hunger before his death

    It’s been just over two years since the late electronic artist known as Avicii initially announced his retirement from touring, and just over two weeks since the industry was saddened with news of his untimely passing. In addition to releasing numerous chart-topping dance hits in both his native...
  • Swedish dance star Avicii dead at age 28

    Swedish dance star Avicii dead at age 28

    Tragic news struck the music community on Friday, April 20 when it was announced that superstar producer and DJ Avicii passed away at the age of 28. "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii," the artist's publicist Diana Baron said in a statement...
  • 'Flava in Ya Ear' rapper Craig Mack dead at age 46

    'Flava in Ya Ear' rapper Craig Mack dead at age 46

    Rapper Craig Mack, who scored the first hit for Sean "Diddy" Combs then fledgling Bad Boy Records, passed away on Monday, March 12 at the age of 46. As The New York Daily News reported, Mack died from heart failure at his home in South Carolina.  Mack burst onto the scene in 1994 with his song...
  • Jóhann Jóhannsson, Oscar-nominated composer, dies at 48

    Jóhann Jóhannsson, Oscar-nominated composer, dies at 48

    Contemporary electronic songwriter and composer Jóhann Jóhannsson passed away at the young age of 48 late last week. The cause of death was not included in the initial report and statement made to his Facebook page, other than he was found in his Berlin apartment. As of Monday, authorities are still...
  • Grateful Dead lyricist John Perry Barlow dead at age 70

    Grateful Dead lyricist John Perry Barlow dead at age 70

    John Perry Barlow, the lyrical mastermind behind some of the Grateful Dead’s most beloved songs and a wise, outspoken pioneer of Internet freedom, passed away in his sleep on Wednesday morning at the age of 70. Barlow entered the crazy world of the Grateful Dead in the late 1960s thanks to his...
  • Cranberries' guitarist Noel Hogan pens moving tribute to Dolores O'Riordan

    Cranberries' guitarist Noel Hogan pens moving tribute to Dolores O'Riordan

    Music fans are still coping with the sudden and tragic death of Cranberries’ singer Dolores O'Riordan, which sent shockwaves across the music industry on Monday. Among those still attempting to cope with the loss of arguably the most popular rock vocalist of the 1990s, is O'Riordan’s Cranberries...
  • Cranberries vocalist Dolores O'Riordan passes away at age 46

    Cranberries vocalist Dolores O'Riordan passes away at age 46

    Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer for Irish rock band The Cranberries passed away on Monday at the young age of 46, TMZ reports. As of 12:30 p.m. EST, the band has yet to release a statement on O'Riordan’s passing other than telling TMZ that she died "suddenly." According to the report, the band...
  • Motörhead's Eddie Clarke dies at 67

    Motörhead's Eddie Clarke dies at 67

    Eddie Clarke, the guitarist and last surviving member from Motörhead during their initial run of success, has passed away at the age of 67. Also known as "Fast" Eddie, Clarke was the band’s guitarist from 1976 to 1982, and performed on the first five studio albums including their 1980 breakthrough...
  • BABYMETAL guitarist Mikio Fujioka dies at 36

    BABYMETAL guitarist Mikio Fujioka dies at 36

    BABYMETAL guitarist Mikio Fujioka recently succumbed to injuries sustained from a fall. The Kami Band member passed away on Friday, Jan. 5; he was 36 years old. As Consequence of Sound reported, Fujioka’s wife confirmed Mikio’s death on Tuesday (Jan. 9) via Twitter. According to his wife’s tweet...
  • DJ for The Coup and Prince Pam the Funkstress dies at 51

    DJ for The Coup and Prince Pam the Funkstress dies at 51

    DJ Pam Warren--otherwise known as Pam The Funkstress--passed away on Dec. 22, as Rolling Stone reported. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Warren’s death was caused by organ failure due to complications from a recent transplant surgery. Also referred to as "The Turntable Queen," Pam The...
  • K-pop star Kim Jong-hyun of SHINee dies at age 27

    K-pop star Kim Jong-hyun of SHINee dies at age 27

    South Korean K-pop star Kim Jong-hyun has died at 27 years old. As USA Today reported, the singer was found unconscious by police in a residence hotel in Seoul and later pronounced dead. USA Today also reported that charcoal briquettes, which produce carbon monoxide, were found in a frying pan in...
  • 'French Elvis' Johnny Hallyday dies at 74

    'French Elvis' Johnny Hallyday dies at 74

    Legendary French rock star Johnny Hallyday died on Dec. 6 at the age of 74. Billboard reported that the musical sensation, known as the "French Elvis" had reportedly been in the hospital since Nov. 17 due to respiratory difficulties. He was also undergoing lung cancer treatments. Hallyday was a...
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