In Memoriam

In Memoriam
In Memoriam

I’m Sad About Diarrhea Planet Breaking Up Because I Can Spell “Diarrhea” Without Looking It Up

Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. This is sad news.
Dan Ozzi
7.23.18
Metalhead
Metalhead

Why Vinnie Paul's Fun-Loving Legacy Is So Important to Metal

The former Pantera drummer may be gone, but he left an indelible mark on metal's culture and attitude.
Christopher Krovatin
6.27.18
In Memoriam
In Memoriam

RIP Jonathan Fire*Eater’s Stewart Lupton, Who Lived Just Shy of Stardom

The late singer fronted a band that influenced the likes of the Strokes and Yeah Yeah Yeahs, but would sadly only be a rock 'n' roll footnote.
Josh Modell
5.29.18
In Memoriam
In Memoriam

The Brutal, Graceful Optimism of Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison

The frontman had a gift for finding the funny and the cripplingly sad in his songwriting.
Josh Modell
5.11.18
In Memoriam
In Memoriam

Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit Has Died at 36

In a statement, the musician's family said "we are utterly devastated with the tragic loss of our beloved Scott."
Lauren O'Neill
5.11.18
Noisey News
Noisey News

Avicii's Family Have Shared a Statement Following His Death

"We are so grateful for everyone who loved Tim’s music and have precious memories of his songs."
Lauren O'Neill
4.24.18
In Memoriam
In Memoriam

Avicii Will Live Forever as an EDM Legend

The Swedish DJ and producer, who died at the age of 28, struggled in the spotlight, but his influence on EDM and its culture is permanent.
Larry Fitzmaurice
4.21.18
In Memoriam
In Memoriam

An Ode to The Thermals, the Most Reliable Band in Indie Rock

Frontman Hutch Harris talks about putting the beloved power-pop project to rest after 15 years and seven albums.
Dan Ozzi
4.10.18
In Memoriam
In Memoriam

The Boston Hardcore Scene Remembers Cave In's Caleb Scofield, Its Beloved Pioneer

Members of Unearth, The Red Chord, and more reflect on the tragic passing of a musician who helped define an era of Massachusetts music.
Dave Wedge
4.3.18
Noisey News
Noisey News

Mark E Smith’s Family Says He Died of Lung and Kidney Cancer

Smith's siblings have released a new statement on The Fall's website.
Lauren O'Neill
2.13.18
Essays
Essays

Fredo Santana's Influence Is Immeasurable

Calling Fredo a "rapper" sells him short, not because the title can't be a worthy honorific in the right hands, but because Fredo's notoriety came as much from the character he played as the music itself.
David Drake
1.26.18
In Memoriam
In Memoriam

Long Live Fredo Santana, a Rapper More Genuine Than Anyone Realized

Following the rapper's tragic death at the age of 27, his close collaborator and friend DJ Kenn remembers him: "RIP Fredo Santana!"
DJ Kenn
1.26.18