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Ex-F**k the Facts Guitarist Tim Audette Has Died

Guitarist Tim Audette, who was instrumental in the growth of grindcore band Fuck the Facts in their early days, has died, according to the band.The group posted confirmation of the news to their social media, and while his age nor date of death was not provided, the band revealed that Audette had recently passed after "fighting a long and courageous battle with M.S."The band's statement can be read below:We are […]

todayAugust 9, 2021 1

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Dusty Hill Recorded Vocals for New ZZ Top Album Before He Died

ZZ Top's Dusty Hill contributed some singing to the band's in-progress recordings before the bassist and co-vocalist died last week at age 72, bandleader Billy Gibbons has revealed.Hill died in his sleep on July 27–28, the group shared in a statement shortly after. The bluesy Southern rock veterans had already been performing with a fill-in musician due to Hill's ill health, allowing them to continue their ongoing North American tour scheduled through 2022. ZZ Top canceled their July 28 concert out […]

todayAugust 2, 2021 1

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Founding Kansas Violinist + Co-Vocalist Robby Steinhardt Has Died

The music world has lost another great as Robby Steinhardt, a founding member of the band Kansas, has died at the age of 71.News of Steinhardt's death was confirmed by his family who issued a statement on the passing that reads as follows:Robert Eugene Steinhardt, was well recognized as a founding member and original violinist and vocalist for the rock band Kansas. His violin and vocals on, Dust in The […]

todayJuly 19, 2021 2

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Gary Corbett, Keyboardist for KISS + Cinderella, Has Died

Gary Corbett, touring keyboardist for groups such as KISS and Cinderella, has died after battling lung cancer. The news was confirmed in a post on his Facebook page."It is with great sadness and the heaviest of hearts that the Cohen/Corbett family needs to let everyone know that after a hard fought battle with cancer, Gary Corbett passed away last night," the post reads."Those who knew Gary know that we and the […]

todayJuly 16, 2021 1

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Former The Bunny the Bear Vocalist Chris Hutka Has Died

Chris Hutka, the original clean vocalist ("The Bear") for the post-hardcore act The Bunny the Bear, has died, according to a statement from the band's founder and unclean vocalist, Matthew Tybor ("The Bunny").Hutka contributed to all of the band's albums of electronic-tinged metalcore and experimental emo rock until 2014's Food Chain, including Stories, The Stomach for It and If You Don't Have Anything Nice to Say…, all released on Victory Records. However, […]

todayJuly 12, 2021 1

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Hum Drummer Bryan St. Pere Has Died

Hum have revealed that their longtime drummer, Bryan St. Pere, has died at the age of 52.Writing via their social media pages, the group stated, “It is with very heavy hearts and tear filled eyes that we share the news that our beloved friend and bandmate, Bryan St. Pere, has passed away. We are devastated and deeply saddened by his sudden, and unexpected passing. Bryan was a dear friend, a […]

todayJuly 1, 2021 3

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Bane’s Brendan ‘Stu’ Maguire Has Died

Bane bassist Brendan ‘Stu’ Maguire has died after a two-year-long battle with cancer. The news was shared by Sunny Singh of hate5six earlier today (June 28) accompanied by a video of Bane’s farewell show in 2016.Maguire was a member of Bane for roughly six years beginning in the mid-2000s. His playing can be heard on various Bane releases including the Boston 6:58pm and Los Angeles 3:58pm EPs. Stu also worked […]

todayJune 29, 2021 4

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Glen Peart, Father of Rush Legend Neil Peart, Has Died

Glen Peart, father of Rush drumming legend Neil Peart, has died after fighting a courageous battle against cancer. The Peart family shared the news yesterday (June 13) while paying tribute to the beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.Glen Peart sadly outlived his son, who died from brain cancer in early 2020. Before Glen’s death on June 12, he was the president of agricultural dealership Dalziel Equipment Ltd. and a longtime […]

todayJune 14, 2021 1

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Black Train Jack + Nine Lives’ Rob Vitale Has Died From COVID-19

Black Train Jack and Nine Lives frontman Rob Vitale reportedly died on March 28 due to complications from COVID-19. The news has been confirmed by several bands of the New York hardcore scene, including Nine Lives."Yesterday was a tough day," Nine Lives wrote in a post on Facebook. "We lost our brother, Rob. His spirit and memory, and of course, his incredible voice, will live with us all forever. Please […]

todayMarch 29, 2021 2