Firework! That’s what the #1 record of 2012 starts with. According to you, Japandroids‘ Celebration Rock is the best release of 2012. The band that performed at Incubate 2012 got 22 votes and was on #1 in four individual yearlists. 86 top-10 lists were submitted the last few weeks and the toplist is not curated by an [...]
December 7, 2012
May 8, 2012
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May 4, 2012
Probably the coolest music video ever made. Directed by Beastie Boys member Adam Yaunch, aka MCA (or Nathanial Hörnblowér when directing videos), who has passed away due to cancer this morning. He was 47 years old.
February 22, 2012
Christopher Reimer, guitarist of Women and former member of Azeda Booth, passed away in his sleep (February 21). The cause of his death is currently unknown. Women, formed in 2007 by Reimer and fellow Azeda member Mike Wallace , released 2 studio albums. We had the privilege to had Women on stage in 2010. The band went [...]
March 23, 2011
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 19, 2011
No, not the band, The polar bear. Knut collapsed earlier today in his enclosure at the Berlin Zoo and died. He was found floating in the water. The cause of death has yet to be determined. Approximately 600 to 700 zoo visitors witnessed Knut’s death. He was only four years old. Sorry if we confused [...]
March 16, 2011
We’ve just received the news Nate Dogg died this Tuesday. His family announced this to the local newspaper Press-Telegram. The cause of death is yet unknown, but the rapper already survived two strokes in the past. RIP.
February 23, 2011
We’ve just received the news that Extreme Noise Terror‘s singer Phil Vane has passed away in his sleep last night. The cause of death is yet unknown. If we’ll have more information we’ll post it on the blog as soon as possible! R.I.P. Edit: His death has been confirmed by his band members according to [...]
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.
May 21, 2013
It’s been five days since I saw Thee Oh Sees play in Area51, which by internet rules is waaaay too long to still write anything about it. Now, i’m making the brave choice to still write something about it. For three reasons. 1. I’ve become too much of a musicsnob (for my taste) 2. [...]