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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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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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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Allan Holdsworth Dead at 70

Allan Holdsworth Dead at 70

Guitar Virtuso Allan Holdsworth has passed away. His daughter Louise broke the news on her Facebook page: It is with heavy hearts that we notify everyone of the passing of our beloved father Allan Holdsworth. We would appreciate privacy and time while we grieve the loss of our dad, grandad, friend and musical genius. We will update close friends and family when service arrangements have been made and will notify the public of an open…

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Keni Richards, Original Drummer For Autograph Passes Away

Keni Richards, Original Drummer For Autograph Passes Away

Steve Lynch, Autograph Guitarist posted the following: Very Sad news today my friends. I just got confirmation that Keni Richards, our original drummer and co-founder of Autograph has passed away. He was the mighty force that was our backbone from 1983-1988. We wish him a pleasant and peaceful journey. Our love and condolences to his family and friends. He will be missed greatly… Keni Richards was 60 years old. The cause of death has yet…

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Stiv Bators

Stiv Bators

Real Name: Stiv Bators Age: 40 R.I.P.: June 4, 1990 Died of:  traumatic brain injury from a car accident Stiv Bators (born Steven John Bator; October 22, 1949 – June 4, 1990) was an American punk rock vocalist and guitarist from Girard, Ohio. He is best remembered for his bands, The Dead Boys and The Lords of the New Church. In the course of his career Bators was involved with a variety of bands beyond those for…

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Wendy O. Williams

Wendy O. Williams

Real Name: Wendy Orlean Williams Age: 48 R.I.P.: April 6, 1998 Died of: Self-inflicted gunshot Wendy Orlean Williams (May 28, 1949 – April 6, 1998), better known as Wendy O. Williams, was an American singer, songwriter and actress. Born in Webster, New York, she first came to prominence as the lead singer of the punk rock band Plasmatics. Her famous stage theatrics included near-nudity, blowing up equipment, and chain-sawing guitars. After she left home at the age of sixteen,…

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