Category Archives: In Memoriam

Suicidal Tendencies Bassist Tim “Rawbiz” Williams Passes Away

Posted by on August 27, 2014

Suicidal Tendencies has announced the passing of bassist Tim “Rawbiz” Williams. Tim joined the Venice, CA band in 2011, and appeared on the bands’ latest album, 13. From the statement, posted to the band’s Facebook on August 26, at about 9pm: “It’s with complete sadness that we have to announce the passing of bassists Tim “Rawbiz” Williams. […]

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Dave Brockie sent off in style at pre-GWAR-B-Q memorial service

Posted by on August 16, 2014

Even before Dave Brockie’s untimely passing from an accidental heroin overdose in March, the fifth annual celebration of his band GWAR looked to be the best one yet. Since then, it has taken on a life of it’s own –  more than just an annual festival for one of America’s or Antarctica’s weirdest bands ever, it has morphed into celebration of […]

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That time when Machine Head’s Robb Flynn met Robin Williams

Posted by on August 12, 2014

While we all continue to come to grips with the fact that we lost Robin Williams yesterday, more stories continue to come to light from those that were touched by him. We were reminded that just last year, Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn had a surreal moment when he met Robin Williams, thanks to baseball manager […]

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Visceral Disgorge guitarist Steve Rosenzweig dies

Posted by on June 18, 2014

Yesterday, Baltimore death metal band Visceral Disgorge announced via their Facebook page that their guitarist and key songwriter Steve Rosenzweig was found dead. It is with the deepest regret that I have to inform everyone in this manner. Visceral Disgorge guitarist/key composer/original member Steve Rosenzweig was found dead this morning. We are not at liberty to […]

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Laaz Rockit founding member Victor Agnello passes

Posted by on June 4, 2014

After a year- long battle with leukemia, thrash metal pioneer and Laaz Rockit founding member Victor Agnello has passed away at just 50 years old. Agnello started drumming for Laaz Rockit during the band’s formative years in 1983. He played on four studio albums, two concert videos and even headlined over a young Metallica. During these […]

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