Tagged: R.I.P.


R.I.P. Tommy Ramone

Tommy Ramone, the final surviving founding member of The Ramones, has passed away aged 65 at his home in Queens, the official Ramones Twitter account announced this weekend. Variety report that the drummer recently received … read more »

POSTED July 13, 2014 6:14AM IN MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: , ,

R.I.P. Bobby Womack

Bobby Womack, legendary singer and songwriter, influencer and collaborator, has passed away at the age of 70, his last label home XL Recordings (via Rolling Stone) has confirmed. The cause of death has not yet … read more »

POSTED June 27, 2014 10:19PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , ,

Public Lou Reed Memorial Planned for Thursday in NYC

According to a message on his Facebook, a public memorial for Lou Reed will be held this Thursday, November 14, at Lincoln Center in New York City. Scheduled to begin at 1pm and run three … read more »

POSTED November 12, 2013 10:30PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,
Lou Reed

R.I.P. Lou Reed

According to Rolling Stone, Lou Reed, founding member of the Velvet Underground, Andy Warhol collaborator and prolific solo artist, passed away today at the age of 71. The cause of his death has yet to … read more »

POSTED October 27, 2013 2:22PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (6) TAGS: , ,

Daily Inspiration: Heavy D & The Boyz’ Blue Funk LP

Heavy D passed away yesterday at the age of just 44. I’m not entirely sure how to explain Heavy to a generation that probably has only a vague idea of what he did. He had … read more »

POSTED November 9, 2011 9:20AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , ,

R.I.P. Lux Interior Of The Cramps 1946-2009

Late last night as we were packing up our computers, getting ready to head home for the night, we started to hear whispers from the West Coast that Erick Lee Purhiser, aka Lux Interior, the lead singer and founding member of the influential garage-punk act the The Cramps had passed away the night before. Frantic searches to verify or contradict this rumor came up empty and speculation was high. After all, these rumors have been spread before and any fan of punk knows the occasional fake death is not uncommon, so we left work hoping for the best, but sadly fearing the worst. By the time we got home, those fears were realized via a press release in our inbox. Lux Interior was 62. read more »

POSTED February 5, 2009 3:36PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: , ,