One of the most horrific rock stories in recent memory occurred early Monday morning (Nov. 11) in Brooklyn, N.Y. when members of a rock band were gunned down by an associate from another band, according to the New York Daily News.
Lee Crystal, the former drummer for Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, has passed away. Crystal was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1993 and his death is reportedly due to complications from the disease.
One year ago, today (Nov. 1), Suicide Silence vocalist Mitch Lucker died in a Orange County, Calif. hospital approximately nine hours after crashing his motorcycle. Suicide Silence are widely known as one of deathcore's most popular bands, but the outpouring of emotion after Lucker's death was, and still is, overwhelming. To celebrate Lucker's music, we offer 'You Only Live Once' as our Video of the Day.
The rock world was stunned over the weekend after learning Lou Reed had passed away. The musician's cause of death was not originally confirmed with the news of his passing, but the details have now been made public.
As we reported earlier today, legendary Velvet Underground frontman and solo artist Lou Reed has died at the age of 71. The veteran rocker had undergone a liver transplant in May, but no cause of death has been officially announced.
Very sad news to report as rock legend Lou Reed passed away today (Oct. 27) at the age of 71. While no cause of death has been reported, Reed did undergo a liver transplant back in the spring of this year.
Audio recording visionary Ray Dolby has passed away from leukemia at the age of 80. Dolby, who co-invented video tape recording and founded Dolby Laboratories, leaves behind one of the most important legacies in audio history.
On Aug. 23, Joseph H. LaCaze, drummer for New Orleans sludge legends Eyehategod, passed away. The underground metal community has been mourning the loss of LaCaze ever since, and the cause of the drummer's death has now been made public.
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