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Scott Asheton (Stooges) passes away at 64

Posted March 26, 2014, 5:28 p.m.

The Stooges drummer, Scott Asheton, has passed away due to illness at the age of 64. Asheton's brother, Ron, who also played with the Stooges passed in 2009.

Scott Asheton last played with The Stooges on June 11, 2011 and recorded on 2013's Ready to Die. Terry Mullins hs been drumming with the band live.

Source: punknews.org

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Bob Casale (Devo) dies at 61

Posted Feb. 23, 2014, 10:18 a.m.
Bob Casale (Devo) dies at 61

Bob Casale of Devo passed away earlier this week of sudden heart failure at the age of 61. Bob and his brother Gerald Casale with founding members of the group along with brothers Mark and Bob Mothersbaugh, playing guitar with the group including last year's tour.

It's been a hard year for the group, with former drummer Alan Myers passing away last June.

Source: punknews.org

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Obituaries Oliver Withöft, Co-Owner of Century Media, passes away

Posted Jan. 26, 2014, 10:14 a.m.

Oliver Withöft, Co-Owner of Century Media, passes away

Century Media co-owner Oliver Withöft, 49, passed away on Jan. 20, 2014 after battling illness. Withöft was born in Germany in 1964 and partnered with Rober Kampf in founding Century Media 25 years ...

Obituaries Windian Records founder passes away

Posted Jan. 25, 2014, 10:01 a.m.

Travis Jackson, founder of Windian Records and drummer of The Points, was killed in a work accident on Jan. 15. The Washington, DC label has released work from Heavy Times, Bizarros, and Personal and the ...

Obituaries Lou Reed of the Velvet Underground dies aged 71

Posted Oct. 27, 2013, 2:18 p.m.

Lou Reed of the Velvet Underground dies aged 71

Lou Reed onstage. Photo by Man Alive: http://www.mudkiss.com/

Rolling Stone is reporting that veteran rock artist Lou Reed has died. The cause is as yet unknown but Reed has reportedly been ill since undergoing a liver transplant in May. The influential songwriter was ...

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Obituaries Philip Chevron (1957-2013)

Posted Oct. 8, 2013, 8:19 p.m. in Obituaries by Loren

Philip Chevron (1957-2013)

Pogues and Radiators from Space guitarist Philip Chevron passed away this morning after battling neck and throat cancer. He was first diagnosed with esophageal cancer ...

Obituaries Joseph M. LaCaze, drummer of EyeHateGod, passes

Posted Aug. 29, 2013, 8:32 p.m. in Obituaries by Loren

Joseph M. LaCaze, drummer of EyeHateGod, passes

The drummer for New Orleans' EyeHateGod, Joseph M. LaCaze, passed away last week on August 23 due to respirator failure. He had long suffered from ...

Obituaries Alan Myers, Ex-DEVO drummer, passes away

Posted July 1, 2013, 6:08 p.m. in Obituaries by Loren

Alan Myers, who drummer for DEVO from 1976-1986, has passed away after a battle with cancer. Among other releases, Myers placed on the band's ...

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Obituaries Arturo Vega, Ramones logo artist, passes away

Posted June 15, 2013, 12:28 p.m. in Obituaries by Loren

Former Ramones artistic director Arturo Vega passed away last week. Vega, who designed the Ramones emblem, was born in Mexico and lived near CBGB early ...

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Obituaries Jeff Hanneman (Slayer) passes from liver failure

Posted May 4, 2013, 10:55 a.m. in Obituaries by Loren

Jeff Hanneman (Slayer) passes from liver failure

Longtime Slayer guitarist and songwriter Jeff Hanneman passed away on Thursday from liver failure. Hanneman, 49, had not toured with the group since early 2011 ...

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Obituaries Tony Sly (No Use For A Name) Passes Away

Posted Aug. 1, 2012, 3:36 a.m. in Obituaries by Aaron H

Tony Sly (No Use For A Name) Passes Away

Fat Wreck is reporting that No Use For A Name's, Tony Sly, has passed away. The label released the following statement: It is with ...

Obituaries Haute Magie honors J. Matias Aaltonen

Posted June 21, 2012, 11:15 a.m. in Obituaries by Loren

J. Matias Aaltonen of Bird from the Abyss passed on May 8, 2012 due to an overdose on medication. His label, Haute Magie, has announced ...

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