Obit

The Germs’ Lorna Doom Has Died

Germs bassist Lorna Doom, born Teresa Ryan, has died. Her former bandmate Don Bolles confirmed the news in a Facebook post. "She left this mortal…
Tosten Burks / Spin | January 16, 2019 - 10:09 pm

Pegi Young, Musician & Former Wife Of Neil Young, Dies At 66

Pegi Young was not a music artist by design.
Gary Graff / Billboard | January 2, 2019 - 9:08 pm

Daryl Dragon, Of The Captain And Tennille, Dead At 76

Daryl Dragon, the "Captain" of the Captain And Tennille, has died.
Associated Press | January 2, 2019 - 5:06 pm

Dr. Hook Singer Ray Sawyer Dead At 81

Ray Sawyer, the singer best known for Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show's hit "The Cover Of 'Rolling Stone,'" has died. Page Six reports that…
Chris DeVille | January 1, 2019 - 1:46 pm

Buzzcocks’ Pete Shelley Dead At 63

Pete Shelley, co-founder of the great and influential English punk band Buzzcocks, has died, the BBC reports. According to Buzzcocks' management, Shelley died of a…
Chris DeVille | December 6, 2018 - 4:32 pm

LFO Singer Devin Lima Dead At 41

LFO singer Devin Lima died at age 41 on Wednesday morning (11/21) following a yearlong battle with stage 4 cancer, according to TMZ.
Gil Kaufman / Billboard | November 21, 2018 - 11:19 am

Roy Clark Dead At 85

Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show Hee Haw for nearly a quarter century and was known…
Kristin M. Hall / Associated Press | November 15, 2018 - 12:51 pm

Former Deerhunter Bassist Josh Fauver Has Died

Former Deerhunter bassist Josh Fauver has reportedly died. "Very difficult times now," the band wrote on an Instagram post featuring a picture of Fauver. A…
Julia Gray | November 4, 2018 - 12:50 pm

The World Is A Beautiful Place Founding Vocalist Tom Diaz Has Died

Tom Diaz, founding vocalist and keyboard player of the World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, has passed away.
Julia Gray | November 4, 2018 - 12:28 pm

Roy Hargrove Dead At 49

Jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove has died, NPR reports. According to his longtime manager, Hargrove went into cardiac arrest after being admitted to a New York…
Peter Helman | November 3, 2018 - 12:52 pm

R.I.P. American Primitive Guitarist Mark Fosson

American Primitive guitarist Mark Fosson has passed away following a battle with cancer. The news was announced by his most recent label, Drag City. "All…
Peter Helman | November 3, 2018 - 10:33 am

The Residents’ Hardy Fox Dead At 73

Hardy Fox, the primary composer for the avant-garde musical collective known as the Residents, has died. According to a post on the Residents' website, Fox…
Chris DeVille | October 31, 2018 - 9:57 am

Baba Oje Of Arrested Development Dies At 87

Grammy-winning hip-hop collective Arrested Development is mourning the death of Baba Oje, the group's longtime spiritual elder, who died at age 87 on Friday (10/26)…
Gil Kaufman / Billboard | October 30, 2018 - 12:00 pm

NYHC Guitarist Todd Youth (Warzone, Murphy’s Law, Danzig) Dead At 47

Todd Youth, the New York hardcore legend who played guitar in bands like Agnostic Front, Warzone, Murphy’s Law, and Danzig, has reportedly passed away at…
Julia Gray | October 28, 2018 - 1:19 pm

Motown Guitarist Melvin Ragin Dead At 67

Melvin Ragin, the longtime Motown Records studio guitarist who was better known as Wah Wah Watson, has died. Rolling Stone reports that Ragin died yesterday…
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2018 - 1:03 pm
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