Entries Tagged as 'death'

RIP Devo’s Bob Casale (Bob2)

February 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off on RIP Devo’s Bob Casale (Bob2)

The founding Devo guitarist died from complications that lead to heart failure earlier this past week. He was 61. Devo had released its first record in 20 years back in 2010. Something for Everybody was a remarkably un-embarrassing foray back into Devo’s world of quirky synth-pop.┬áVice has unearthed an amazing photo archive of rare shots […]

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Legendary Folk Singer Pete Seeger Dies

January 28th, 2014 · Comments Off on Legendary Folk Singer Pete Seeger Dies

There are not words sufficient enough to commemorate the life of or incalculably lasting influence of Pete Seeger. Just listen to the man sing.

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RIP: Devo Drummer, Alan Myers, Dies of Cancer

June 26th, 2013 · Comments Off on RIP: Devo Drummer, Alan Myers, Dies of Cancer

DEVO – Booji Boy / “Jocko Homo” (SNL, October 14th 1978) from Isak Borg on Vimeo. Alan Myers, Devo’s “human metronome,” has died of cancer. Myers played with Devo for ten years from 1976 to 1986, leaving after the band’s Shout album over creative differences. Slicing Up Eyeballs has the details. Former Devo band mate […]

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RIP Davy Jones

February 29th, 2012 · Comments Off on RIP Davy Jones

Davy Jones, the lead singer of The Monkees died today of a heart attack in Florida. He was 66. I was 12 when MTV ran insane marathons of reruns of The Monkees’ TV show, which I watched obsessively. No matter who actually played which instruments on the albums, the Head soundtrack is classic.

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R.I.P. Amy Winehouse

July 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off on R.I.P. Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse was found dead in her apartment in London today. She was 27.

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