Category Archives: Sad News

Former Dope/Murderdolls drummer Ben Graves passes away

Posted by on May 10, 2018

Cancer has struck once again as the former Dope/Murderdolls/Pretty Boy Floyd drummer Ben Graves has passed away. The drummer kept his sickness quiet as he spent the last 11 months fighting off the disease. Yesterday (9th), he unfortunately lost the battle. While his actual age is disputed on several websites, he was in his mid-40s. […]

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Gibson offically filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy

Posted by on May 1, 2018

Earlier this year we reported that Gibson guitars were allegedly facing bankruptcy. According to Variety, today the guitar company has officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. As Bloomberg reported, their signed petition revealed the company owes at least $500 million. Lenders will be providing a new loan of up to $135 million to keep […]

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Breaking Benjamin, Pop Evil producer/engineer Kato Khandwala dies after motorcycle crash

Posted by on April 27, 2018

Kato Khandwala, the producer, engineer and mixer who has worked with numerous bands such as Breaking Benjamin, The Pretty Reckless and Pop Evil, has passed away after injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Pop Evil revealed the news on Instagram with the following statement: “Today our world stopped. We lost a mentor, a brother, a […]

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Joe Lynn Turner hospitalized following heart attack

Posted by on April 16, 2018

Joe Lynn Turner, who has sang with Deep Purple, Rainbow, and Yngwie Malmsteen, has suffered a heart attack in Belarus. The Russian news agency RIA was first to report the news as  the 66-year-old singer is currently being hospitalized in Minsk Belarus. RIA explained (translated): “Yesterday, a patient with myocardial infarction entered the hospital, he was treated […]

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Cave In bassist Caleb Scofield dies in car crash

Posted by on March 29, 2018

Tragedy has struck again and we’re sad to report that Cave In bassist Caleb Scofield has passed away at 39. Unionleader reported the news that he, who also played in Old Man Gloom and Zozobra, died yesterday (28th) afternoon when his truck burst into flames after crashing at high speed into the Bedford toll plaza. […]

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