Category Archives: Sad News

Social Distortion drummer Charlie Quintana has passed away

Posted by on March 15, 2018

Social Distortion drummer Charlie ‘Chalo’ Quintana passed away in Mexico this past Tuesday (13th). The 56-year-old drummer was with Social Distortion from 2000-2009. He also worked on Izzy Stradlin’s first solo album back in 1992’s Izzy Stradlin and the Ju Ju Hounds, as well as working with an assortment of artists such as Bob Dylan, […]

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Shields guitarist George Christie has passed away

Posted by on February 1, 2018

In some rather sad news, Shields guitarist George Christie took his own life on January 31st. The band has released a statement which can be seen below: “There is no easy way to say this. On the 31st of January our guitarist George Christie took his own life. He was the most empathetic, kind and […]

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Former Suffocation guitarist Guy Marchais diagnosed with cancer

Posted by on January 29, 2018

Former Suffocation guitarist Guy Marchais has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.The disease is a blood cancer that affects the body’s immune system and lymph nodes. A GoFundMe page has been created to help with medical expenses. “On January 19th, 2018, we found out that Guy Marchais was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Hodgkin’s Lymphoma is a […]

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90s rock icon Dolores O’Riordan (The Cranberries) dead at 46

Posted by on January 15, 2018

  We are saddened to report that Dolores O’Riordan, the frontwoman of the alternative rock group The Cranberries has suddenly passed away. We are aware this isn’t considered metal, however, her style has been a major influence on music, especially for female singers. The group have a handful of heavy songs such as “Zombie,” “Ridiculous […]

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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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