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Original Motörhead guitarist “Fast” Eddie Clarke dies of pneumonia

Posted by on January 11, 2018

Today truly is the end of an era, as the last surviving member of Motörhead’s glory years, guitarist “Fast” Eddie Clarke, has died of pneumonia at the age of 67. The guitarist was in the band from the beginning, starting on 1977’s Motorhead, and appeared on five albums, including 1980’s Ace of Spades, Overkill and Bomber. Following the death of […]

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Babymetal guitarist Mikio Fujioka dead at 36

Posted by on January 9, 2018

  Babymetal’s Kami Band guitarist Mikio Fujioka, known as Ko-Gami has passed away. He was 36 years old, however, he was less than two weeks away from celebrating his 37th birthday on January 19th. The Metro reported that he fell from an observation deck on December 30th, which led to his death on January 5th […]

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AC/DC’s Malcolm Young dead at 64

Posted by on November 18, 2017

AC/DC founding member and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young has died at 64. Young, who had been suffering from dementia for the last three years, had been replaced by his cousin Stevie on guitar for the Rock or Bust, the band’s most recent album and tour. It’s being reported that he died with his family by his […]

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Former Faith No More singer Chuck Mosley has died

Posted by on November 10, 2017

Former Faith No More singer Chuck Mosley, who sang on the band’s first two albums, has died. He was only 57, and while the actual cause of death wasn’t revealed, his family said it was “due to the disease of addiction.” Here’s the statement from his family: “After a long period of sobriety, Charles Henry Mosley […]

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Former Vital Remains singer Scott Willey passes away

Posted by on November 2, 2017

ott W It’s been a rough few weeks in the metal community for death and dying. Starting with Former Marilyn Manson guitarist Scott Putesky, we’ve also lost Pilgrim’s Jon Rossi, who was only 26, and it seems like American Head Charge’s Chad Hanks is suffering from a terminal illness as well. Now it’s been reported […]

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