ABC News just announced the death of the famous actress Elizabeth Taylor at the age of 79. Most famous as the actress of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woof? (see trailer underneath here), Elizabeth Taylor had a long lasting movie career but kept it on the low lately as she was having heart problems. RIP.
March 23, 2011
February 6, 2011
At the age of 58, Gary Moore has died. The guitarist, known from his great work in bands like Thin Lizzy and Skid Row but mainly for his solo career was found dead in the Kempinski Resort Hotel in Estepona, Spain. Adam Parsons, who manages Thin Lizzy, told the BBC that Mr Moore had died [...]
January 30, 2011
He was one of the most influential composers of the last century and had a big influence on many composers. Read an excellent obituary in NY Times.
November 25, 2010
Last Wednesday, Throbbing Gristle member Peter Christopherson has died in his sleep at the age of 55. Last year, Christopherson visited Incubate to see the performance of Hermann Nitsch. A month ago, Throbbing Gristle announced to continue under the name X-TG as Genesis P-Orridge left the band. Peter also played in bands like Psychic TV [...]
May 16, 2010
There were rumours on metal legend Ronnie James Dio his fight with cancer. Today the official website confirmed his loss: “Today my heart is broken, Ronnie passed away at 7:45am 16th May. Many, many friends and family were able to say their private good-byes before he peacefully passed away. Ronnie knew how much he was [...]
January 13, 2010
WTF. This is very, very sad news. Matador and Goner Records have both confirmed his death. Source. goner writes: “It is with great sadness that we report the passing of our good friend Jay Reatard. Jay died in his sleep last night. We will pass along information about funeral arrangements when they are made public.”
December 6, 2009
For the 2010 editition of Incubate we were working on a Jack Rose performance. Rose was on our wishlist for a long time cause he’s one of the most original voices on the acoustic guitar. Acording to Philadelphia Daily News Report he died at the age of 38. The cause of death was a heart [...]
December 3, 2009
Eric Woolfson died of cancer yesterday, December 2nd, his official website learns us. Woolfson was the co-founder of The Alan Parsons Project back in 1975, and after he split with the band he persued musical theatre. Eric Wolfson was 64 years old. Eric Woolfson March 18, 1945 – December 2, 2009
December 1, 2009
Today, Ramses Shaffy, Dutch chansonnier, past away. Shaffy suffered esophageal cancer since May this year. He was 76 years old. R.I.P. Ramses Shaffy August 29, 1933 – December 1, 2009 Here’s a record made in 1966 of the song ‘Sammy’.
August 13, 2009
Les Paul, the guitarist and inventor who changed the course of music with the electric guitar and multitrack recording and had a string of hits, many with wife Mary Ford, died today, according to Associated Press. He was 94. According to Gibson Guitar, Paul died of complications from pneumonia at White Plains Hospital. His family [...]
May 22, 2013
One of the most popular indie bands of the last couple years is playing in Amsterdam. We’re talking about Animal Collective of course, the band that proved that strange, mind-fuckery music can be commercially successful and popular with a big audience… …and our friends at the Melkweg are letting us give away 3 x 2 tickets for [...]