Scott Walker (The Walker Brothers) Passes Away, R.I.P.

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The record label 4AD today announced the passing of Scott Walker (born Noel Scott Engel), the experimental songwriter who inspired countless acts today. The...

R.I.P. Dick Dale, Pioneer of Surf Rock Guitar, Passes Away at...

Dick Dale, the pioneer of surf rock guitar who was best known for his 1962 hit "Misirlou," has passed away at the age of...

Kofi Burbridge Has Passed Away, R.I.P.

Sad news from the Tedeschi Trucks Band and the Burbridge family to report as Kofi Burbridge has passed away following an ongoing struggle with...

Aretha Franklin, R.I.P.

The legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin has passed away at the age of 76 according to her representative. She was recently reported to have...

Eddy Clearwater, R.I.P.

Eddy Clearwater, A Chicago blues legend, has passed away due to heart failure. Known as “The Chief,” Clearwater was born Edward Harrington in Macon, Mississippi....

Avicii, R.I.P.

Avicii has passed away at the age of 28. The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman.

R.I.P. Dolores O’Riordan (The Cranberries)

The Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan has died in London at the age of 46, her publicist has confirmed. She was in town recording new...

Malcolm Young (AC/DC), R.I.P.

Malcolm Young, guitar rock legend and co-founder of AC/DC, has passed away after a late life battle with dementia. Today it is with deep...

Jonathan Demme, R.I.P., Watch ‘Stop Making Sense’ in his Honor

Jonathan Demme has passed away at the age of 73, which was confirmed earlier today. The cause was esophageal cancer and complications from heart disease,...

R.I.P. Joe Cocker

Sad news to report today: Joe Cocker has passed away at the age of 70 following a battle with lung cancer. http://youtu.be/bRzKUVjHkGk (function(d, s, id)...

Isaiah “Ikey” Owens, Member of Mars Volta and Jack White’s Touring...

Very sad news today out of the Jack White camp; following their performance in Mexico last night, their touring keyboardist Isaiah "Ikey" Owens was...

Lou Reed, R.I.P.

Rolling Stone is reporting that Lou Reed has passed away. Lou Reed, a massively influential songwriter and guitarist who helped shape nearly fifty...

R.I.P. Ray Manzarek, The Doors (1939-2013)

Ray Manzarek, Founding Member of The Doors, Passes Away at 74 Ray Manzarek, keyboardist and founding member of The Doors, passed away today at 12:31PM...

R.I.P. tND: The New Deal Calls it Quits

Just got some sad news in the LMB inbox.... After 12 years of bringing their untz-style dance party to the world, the New Deal has...

LeRoi Moore, R.I.P.

We are unbelievably sad to have to report this news right now. LeRoi Moore, saxophonist for Dave Matthews Band, has reportedly passed away at a...

Evan Farrell R.I.P.

Very sad news came out after Christmas of the passing of Evan Farrell. I didn't know him, nor am I very familiar with...

Vince Welnick Reportedly Committed Suicide, R.I.P.

Just catching this first thing Saturday morning... From Mercury News... Vince Welnick, 55, who played keyboards with the Grateful Dead for five years before the death...