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Clutch and GWAR manager Jack Flanagan has passed away

Posted by on October 14, 2019

On Saturday (12th), Clutch announced their longtime manager and friend, Jack Flanagan, has passed away. Flanagan had a significant role in the punk and metal scene, which began in the 80s when he joined his band The Mob and later managed GWAR and Clutch. Clutch, GWAR, Jamey Jasta, Brian Slagel and more have shared a […]

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Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member Larry Junstrom dead at 70

Posted by on October 7, 2019

Longtime .38 Special and founding Lynyrd Skynyrd bassist Larry Junstrom has passed away at the age of 70. His cause of death has not been revealed. However, .38 Special confirmed the news via Facebook, stating: “The Big Man on the Big Bass has left us. He rocked arenas all over the world and succeeded in […]

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Artillery founding member Morten Stützer dead at 57

Posted by on October 7, 2019

Artillery guitarist Morten Stützer has died at the age of 57. Stützer, who was a founding member of the Danish thrash metal band passed away on the evening of October 2nd. The band announced the news over the weekend with the following statement: “Dear loyal friends and fans It is with a heavy heart, a […]

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Legendary Cream drummer Ginger Baker remembered by Rush, Ace Frehley, Mike Portnoy and more

Posted by on October 7, 2019

Ginger Baker, the legendary drummer in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame-inducted ‘60s supergroup Cream with Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce, died on Sunday (6th) at the age of 80. Baker was hospitalized for an undisclosed “critical illness.” However, he has suffered from multiple medical illnesses over the last few years including open-heart surgery […]

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Former Morbid Angel guitarist Richard Brunelle dead at 55

Posted by on September 27, 2019

We are saddened to report, former Morbid Angel guitarist Richard Brunelle has passed away on Monday (23rd). No official cause of death has been revealed at this time. According to Blabbermouth, the news broke out by his sister-in-law, Megan Box-Brunnele. She issued the following statement via Facebook: “This is Richie’s sister-in-law. This devastating post is […]

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