R.I.P. Former Judas Priest Drummer Dave Holland

R.I.P. Former Judas Priest Drummer Dave Holland

Former Judas Priest Dave Holland has died. He was 69 years old. Dave played on some of the best known classic period Judas Priest albums. His cause of death is currently unknown. Dave Holland appeared on the following Judas Priest albums: British Steel (1980) Point of Entry (1981) Screaming for Vengeance (1982) Defenders of the Faith (1984) Turbo (1986) Priest…Live! (1987) Ram It Down (1988)

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Former Motorhead And Fastway Guitarist “Fast” Eddie Clarke Dead

Former Motorhead And Fastway Guitarist “Fast” Eddie Clarke Dead

Eddie was in the hospital, where he was being treated for pneumonia. He was 67 years old. Of Motörhead’s classic lineup, which consisted of Lemmy, himself and Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor, he was the last surviving member. Eddie left Motorhead in 1982 and after hearing that UFO bassist Pete Way was keen to leave that band, the two met and decided their new band’s name would be an amalgamation of their own two names, resulting…

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AC/DC’s Malcolm Young Dies

AC/DC’s Malcolm Young Dies

AC/DC has posted the following regarding the death of Malcolm Young: Today it is with deep heartfelt sadness that AC/DC has to announce the passing of Malcolm Young. Malcolm, along with Angus, was the founder and creator of AC/DC. With enormous dedication and commitment he was the driving force behind the band. As a guitarist, songwriter and visionary he was a perfectionist and a unique man. He always stuck to his guns and did and…

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Former Faith No More Singer Dead

Former Faith No More Singer Dead

Chuck Mosley  was an American singer-songwriter who was best known as the frontman for Faith No More from 1984 to 1988. During his tenure with the band, they released two albums, We Care a Lot and Introduce Yourself. The EMP Label Group posted the following tribute to Chuck: Today the EMP/THC family has suffered a devastating loss, with the passing of our friend, and artist, Chuck Mosley. Here is the official statement from his family….

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Former Celtic Frost, Hellhammer Bassist Martin Eric Ain Dead From Heart Attack

Former Celtic Frost, Hellhammer Bassist Martin Eric Ain Dead From Heart Attack

Martin Eric Ain (born Martin Stricker, was best known for being the former bassist of the extreme metal band Celtic Frost. He died on October 21, 2017 following a severe heart attack. After amassing a small fortune in the 1980’s from Celtic Frost’s success, he became an entrepreneur. He owned a successful DVD shop and bar in Zurich called Acapulco. He was also a co-owner of the music club Mascotte, which has become well known…

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Former Marilyn Manson Guitarist Daisy Berkowitz Dies

Former Marilyn Manson Guitarist Daisy Berkowitz Dies

Scott Mitchell Putesky , more famously known as Daisy Berkowitz, was the lead guitarist and co-founder of the band Marilyn Manson. His stage name was created by combining Daisy Duke from The Dukes of Hazzard TV Show, with the serial killer David Berkowitz. He left the band on May 8, 1996, about halfway through the recording of Antichrist Superstar over differences with Marilyn Manson. In September 2013, Putesky was diagnosed with stage-four colon cancer. Besides Marilyn…

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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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