Tag: Sad News

CLIVE BURR Remembered by Many

Clive Burr, former drummer of Iron Maiden, passed away last night after suffering from multiple sclerosis for a number of years.  Blabbermouth.net has comprised a list of all those in the rock/metal community with their thoughts regarding the news. Dave Lombardo (SLAYER): “Sadness overcame my morning when I heard this news. His style was inspiring and …

Former IRON MAIDEN Drummer CLIVE BURR Passes Away

Iron Maiden have released the following statement: “We are deeply saddened to report that Clive Burr passed away last night. He had suffered poor health for many years after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and died peacefully in his sleep at home.” Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris said: “This is terribly sad news. Clive was a very old friend of all of …

SUICIDE SILENCE Frontman Dies in Motorcycle Accident

According to Metal Underground and several other news sources  it’s reported that  Suicide Silence front man Mitch Lucker has passed away. PE.com reports: Mitch Lucker, singer for the Riverside heavy metal band Suicide Silence, died Thursday morning, Nov. 1, after being in a motorcycle crash Wednesday night in Huntington Beach. The Orange County coroner’s office said Lucker …

Musicians Pay Tribute to JON LORD

Musicians across the world have paid tribute to former Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord, who died yesterday aged 71 after a cancer battle. He passed away suddenly after suffering a pulmonary embolism, commonly associated with the pancreatic cancer he’d been fighting for a year. Former Whitenake bassist Neil Murray, who played with Lord in the band’s …

Ex-Bassist Michael Todd of Coheed and Cambria Diagnosed with Cancer

Michael R. Todd, former bassist for Coheed and Cambria pleaded guilty earlier this week to robbing a Walgreens of prescription painkillers. The robbery which took place July 2011 has finally come to a conclusion with Michael Todd being sentenced to one year house arrest, three years probation and on going drug treatment with random drug …

SLAVIA Vocalist Loses Battle with Cancer

More sad news you guys. Slavia vocalist Jonas Christiansen, 31,  was found dead in his apartment this past Thursday.  Early in the year Jonas was diagnosed with colon cancer and was currently receiving treatment. A benefit concert was planned to help raise funds for treatment and unfortunately he was found dead. The benefit concert, called “Algir …

PERIPHERY Bassist Quits Band

Tom Murphy, bassist for Periphery, has quit the band as announced on Periphery’s Facebook page.  There’s not been any shitty attitudes shown by either side so it looks like it’s an amicable split. We have some sad news to announce, unfortunately Tom Murphy has decided to leave the band: “I’m sorry to announce that as …

UPDATE: Rock Community Loses JANI LANE

UPDATE:  There’s been a small statement made on Jani Lane’s (John Kennedy Oswald) personal website which states: Jani will be missed by all. Very unexpected and tragic news of his untimely death. Jani just wrote the updated bio (himself) and had been recording lots of new music. God bless him. Do make sure that you …

BEEFCAKE THE MIGHTY Leaves GWAR

Here’s some sad news.  GWAR bassist Beefcake The Mighty has just announced he’ll be leaving the band.  In a statement he stated: “After much soul searching and consideration, and with a heavy heart, I am announcing my departure from GWAR (yes, again). I simply can no longer devote the time and effort required to maintain …

OVERKILL Opting Out of Fall Tour w/Testament, Anthrax, and Death Angel

Some sad news to impart – Overkill have posted on their official site that they will not be touring in the Fall with Testament, Anthrax, and Death Angel.  They’re opting to enter the studio to record a follow-up to their 2010 release, Ironbound. Fellow Neck Wreckers…. Quote: “DD has once again been locked away in …

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