Tom Petty Dead At 66

Tom Petty Dead At 66

Sad news to report. Legendary singer Tom Petty was found unconscious in full cardiac arrest. He was placed on life support, but was later removed from it. He was found in his Malibu home and was not breathing when found.  While Petty is best known for his time with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, he also spent time as a successful solo artist and a member of the Traveling Wilburys. Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers…

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R.I.P. Steely Dan’s Walter Becker

R.I.P. Steely Dan’s Walter Becker

Walter Becker died on September 3, 2017.  In a note released to the media, Donald Fagen remembered his lifelong friend and bandmate, and promised to “keep the music we created together alive as long as I can with the Steely Dan band.” Becker and Fagen met in 1967 at Bard College, in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. As Fagen passed by a café, The Red Balloon, he heard Becker practicing the electric guitar. Steely Dan’s sixth album,…

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Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Dead By Suicide

Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Dead By Suicide

In a scenario that sounds eerily similar to Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell’s suicide comes the news that Linkin Park’s singer Chester Bennington has committed suicide by hanging. Ironically, today would have been Chris Cornell’s 53rd birthday. Bennington recently spoke and performed the song “Hallelujah” at Chris Cornell’s funeral. When he became aware of Cornell’s death he took to social media to post the following: “I can’t imagine a world without you in it,” he wrote. “I pray…

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Adrenaline Mob’s David Zablidowsky Dead After Fatal Tour Bus Crash

Adrenaline Mob’s David Zablidowsky Dead After Fatal Tour Bus Crash

Disturbed’s John Moyer has posted the following on his Facebook page regarding Adrenaline Mob’s Bass Player, David Zablidowsky: This talented, humble, sweet soul left us today way too soon. If you saw him perform you were lucky. If you knew him you were blessed. RIP David Z. You were a beast on stage and it was my pleasure to have shared it with you on your last days. Going to miss you brother.   Gainsville.com is…

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Chris Cornell Suicide Scene Hotel Room Photos Released

Chris Cornell Suicide Scene Hotel Room Photos Released

Detroit officials have released information from the suicide investigation of late Soundgarden vocalist, Chris Cornell. Crime scene photos can be seen here: http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/detroit-city/2017/07/11/cornell-death-details/103609948/ In addition to the photos, local Detroit news released audio of the 911 calls. The Detroit News reports the following: Materials released include photographs of the hotel room doors that were kicked in by the Soundgarden singer’s bodyguard after he could not gain access to the room, which was locked from the inside;…

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Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell

Real Name: Christopher John Boyle Age: 52 R.I.P.: May 18, 2017 Died of: Suicide By Hanging Chris Cornell (born Christopher John Boyle; July 20, 1964 – May 18, 2017) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He was best known as the lead vocalist for the rock bands Soundgarden and Audioslave. Cornell was also known for his numerous solo works and soundtrack contributions since 1991, and as the founder and frontman for Temple of the Dog, the…

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Gregg Allman Dead at 69

Gregg Allman Dead at 69

Following a series of reports of his health problems, Allman died of a fatal heart attack in his home in Savannah, Georgia on May 27, 2017. He was 69 Allman’s brother Duane died in a motorcycle accident in Macon, Georgia, in October 1971. “Duane was the father of the band,” Gregg Allman later told Guitar Player magazine. “Somehow he had this real magic about him that would lock us all in, and we’d take off.”…

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Nick Menza Remembered On One Year Anniversary Of His Death

Nick Menza Remembered On One Year Anniversary Of His Death

Today commemorates the one year Anniversary of the regrettable passing of a great man and legendary drummer Nick Menza who is remembered today by David Ellefson – (MEGADETH), (Alex skolnick TESTAMENT), (Jason Bittner OVERKILL / SHADOWS FALL), Rob Cavestany (DEATH ANGEL), Chris “OJ” Ojeda (BYZANTINE), Anthony Tiny Biuso (TSOL/Doyle), Tomislav Ivkovic / Davor Garasic SUFOSIA), Chad Brandolini (VATER Percussion Inc.), Cory Danziger (Scenefour Inc.), (Dante / Nicholas Menza) – Video below. The Menza Family would…

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Chris Cornell’s Death Ruled A Suicide By Hanging

Chris Cornell’s Death Ruled A Suicide By Hanging

Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell Dead at 52 Cornell, 52, was found dead early Thursday in his room at the MGM Grand Detroit, police reported. The Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled his death as suicide by hanging. A full autopsy report has not been completed, the medical examiner said in a released statement. Cornell was in Detroit at the time of his death, having played a show with Soundgarden, earlier the same evening. His wife, and…

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Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell Dead at 52

Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell Dead at 52

Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell Dead at 52 The cause of death is not known at this time is under investigation, according to his rep. Chris Cornell was 52. Cornell was in Detroit at the time of his death, having played a show with Soundgarden, earlier the same evening. His wife, and family were shocked to learn of his sudden and unexpected passing, and they will be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause,”…

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