Category Archives: Sad News

Malcolm Young’s family confirms he’s suffering from dementia

Posted by on September 30, 2014

Last week, the Sydney Morning Herald tempered the excitement about AC/DC’s first album in six years, Rock or Bust, with the announcement that founding guitarist Malcolm Young was suffering from dementia. And while their report came from “a source,” the fact that the Herald was a legitimate news source lent it some credibility, even if there was nothing official. […]

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Man suspected of abducting woman linked to Morgan Harrington disappearance

Posted by on September 29, 2014

In 2009, 20 year-old Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington went missing after attending a Metallica concert in Charlottesville, VA. Her remains were found three months later about 10 miles away from the concert. There was a $150,000 reward for information to find her killer, $50,000 donated by Metallica themselves, but the killer remained on the […]

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Malcolm Young reportedly suffering from dementia

Posted by on September 26, 2014

The excitement that AC/DC’s Rock or Bust is finally coming out in December was tempered by the unfortunate news that founding rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young wouldn’t be on the album. Now, according to a report in the Sydney Morning Herald, the news is even worse. According to sources close to the Young family, the guitarist is suffering from dementia […]

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Here’s Joan Rivers interviewing GWAR

Posted by on September 4, 2014

The world lost a comedy icon today when Joan Rivers, who’d been in a coma since last week, died following a week on life support. She’d been undergoing surgery on her vocal cords on August 28th when she stopped breathing. While the comedienne will leave a legacy for her quick, sharp-tongued humor, she met her match […]

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Dave Brockie died of an accidental heroin overdose

Posted by on June 3, 2014

Today the Virginia State Medical Examiner’s Office released Dave Brockie’s cause of death, and it sucks. WTVR reports that  the 50 year-old GWAR frontman died of an accidental heroin overdose. According to the news station, responding police investigators found evidence of heroin use, but were awaiting toxicology results until announcing his cause of death. Friends […]

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