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Original Machine Head drummer Tony Costanza has died

Posted by on August 4, 2020

    Original Machine Head drummer Tony Costanza has died at the age of 52. His death was confirmed by his former Crisis bandmate Afzaal Nasiruddeen, who issued the following statement on Facebook:  “It is with a very heavy heart that I have to accept and inform everyone concerned that I lost my brother, band […]

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James Hetfield, Slash, Tarja, and more remember legendary film composer Ennio Morricone

Posted by on July 6, 2020

  Legendary film composer Ennio Morricone has died. The 91-year-old Oscar-winning Italian composer, who scored more than 500 films, died this morning (6th) in Rome following complications from a fall last week, resulting in breaking his femur. Known as “The Maestro,” he took home the Oscar in 2015 for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight. While […]

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Former UFO guitarist Paul Chapman dead at 66

Posted by on June 10, 2020

  Former UFO, Lone Star, and Waysted guitarist, Paul “Tonka” Chapman passed away yesterday (9th), which was also his 66th birthday. No cause of death has been revealed at this time. The news was confirmed by his son, who wrote on Paul’s Facebook page with the following statement:   “It is with a heavy heart […]

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Former Misfits drummer Joey Image reportedly dead at 63

Posted by on June 1, 2020

  Former Misfits drummer Joey Image has reportedly died at the age of 63. The news of his passing has been reported via Brooklyn Vegan, Loudwire, and Blabbermouth, as all mention the reveal was initially made on The New York Hardcore Chronicles Facebook, stating:   “Joey Image of The Misfits dead at 63. Rest In […]

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Rockers pay tribute to Little Richard, founding father of rock & roll

Posted by on May 10, 2020

  Little Richard, known as the founding father, godfather, the innovator, the originator, and the architect of rock & roll, died on Saturday (9th) at 87. CNN reports Dick Alen, Richard’s former agent, confirmed his death, revealing he died in Nashville with his brother and son by his side. The cause of death is related […]

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