Tag: RIP

Remembering Power Trip’s Riley Gale: Tributes from Ice-T, Best Coast, Deafheaven, and More

The thrash metal icon passed away yesterday at the age of 34. 

Malik B., Founding Member of The Roots, Dead at 47

Black Thought has shared an emotional tribute on Instagram. 

Ennio Morricone: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Remembering the iconic Italian film composer, who died this week at 91.

Hellraiser: 10 Reasons Why Steve Priest of The Sweet Totally Ruled

The bass player passed away yesterday at the age of 72.

10 Massive Artists Profoundly Inspired by Little Richard

Here are ten musicians who owe an insurmountable debt to the late King (and Queen) of rock ’n’ roll.

Remembering Kraftwerk’s Florian Schneider Through His Most Widely Overlooked Work

We revisit the late electronic music pioneer’s legacy via early LPs and recently unearthed recordings.

The Genius of Kraftwerk’s Florian Schneider in 5 Amazing Videos

From 1970s sonic freak-outs to songs made in protest against ocean pollution. 

Remembering Bill Withers: 1938-2020

Questlove, Flying Lotus, Chance the Rapper, Kacey Musgraves, Flea, and many others on the passing of the soul giant.

RIP Paul K, the “Greatest Unknown Songwriter of His Generation”

The Detroit native made over 100 records and wrote more than 3,000 original songs. 

David Roback of Mazzy Star Dead at 61

The LA native was part of the Paisley Underground plus founded Rain Parade and Opal.

Pop Smoke, RIP

Less than a month after releasing his promising “Meet the Woo, Vol. 2” mixtape, the rapper has passed away at 20.

Remembering Andrew Weatherall: 10 Essential Tracks from the Pioneering DJ and Producer

The producer renowned for his work with Primal Scream, New Order, and Beth Orton passed away at age 56.

In Conversation: Remembering Gang of Four’s Andy Gill (1956-2020)

A previously unpublished interview with the post-punk guitar legend.

Rush Drummer and Lyricist Neil Peart, Remembered

Artists react to the passing of the iconic drummer today at the age of 67.

Brittany Murphy Still Deserves Your Attention

On the tenth anniversary of the actress’ untimely death, her legacy lives on—though not as potently as it should. 

RIP Wu-Tang Clan Patriarch Popa Wu

The longtime Wu-Tang associate was the older cousin of RZA, and can be heard on many of the group’s projects over the years.

RIP: Kim Shattuck of The Muffs (1963-2019)

A fixture on the LA rock scene who played with the Pixies in 2013 has died at age fifty-six. 

The Cars’ Co-Founder Ric Ocasek Kept it Going ’Til the Sun Fell Down

The legendary singer-songwriter and Cars frontman has left us.


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