R.I.P. Peter ‘Sleazy’ Christopherson (Throbbing Gristle / X-TG) (1955 – 2010)

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 […]

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R.I.P. Harry Mulisch (1927 – 2010)

October 31, 2010

Harry Mulisch, the Netherlands’ most famous writer, past away yesterday evening 8pm. Mulisch suffered cancer and was seriously ill the last few weeks. He was 83 years old. Along with W.F. Hermans and Gerard Reve, he was considered one of the “Great Three” of Dutch postwar literature. R.I.P. Harry Mulisch 29 July 1927 – 30 […]

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[RIP] Technics SL-1200

October 29, 2010

Bye bye our love [via]

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R.I.P. Charles ‘Charlie’ Haddon (Ou Est Le Swimming Pool)

August 20, 2010

Today, August 20th, Ou Est Le Swimming Pool singer Charlie Haddon committed suicide. Just after the performance of his band at the Pukkelpop festival in Belgium, he ended is life on a nearby parking lot, the festival organization confirmed in a press conference. Haddon made a fatal jump of a mast at the artist parking […]

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R.I.P. MC Hammer

August 9, 2010

A Dutch one, though…. (via) (photo via)

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R.I.P. Ronnie James Dio (1942-2010)

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 […]

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R.I.P. Denvon Clifford (You Say Party! We Say Die!) (1979 – 2010)

April 19, 2010

You Say Party! We Say Die! drummer Devon Clifford has died after collapsing onstage during a show in Vancouver. The Abbotsford, B.C., band had been playing a show on Friday night at Vancouver’s Rickshaw Theatre when Clifford suddenly collapsed. He was taken to hospital but died Sunday morning, according to the band’s publicist. Darryl Weeks […]

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R.I.P. Peter Steele (Type O Negative) (1962 – 2010)

April 15, 2010

TYPE O NEGATIVE frontman Peter Steele, born Petrus T. Ratajczyk, is rumored to have died of heart failure yesterday. That’s what different sources post on the interwebs the past few hours. The death news has been confirmed by fellow bandmate Kenny Hickey. Also, keyboardist Josh Silver has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET that the band’s frontman, Peter […]

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R.I.P. Alex Chilton (1950 – 2010)

March 18, 2010

From Pitchfork: Alex Chilton, the legendary singer, songwriter, and performer who created music with the Box Tops, Big Star, and as a solo artist, died today. Chilton was in New Orleans and was scheduled to play in Austin this weekend with the reunited Big Star as part of SXSW. According to the paper, he complained […]

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R.I.P. Sparklehorse’s Mark Linkous

March 7, 2010

Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse has committed suicide, according to a report from Rolling Stone. His family has released a statement reading, “It is with great sadness that we share the news that our dear friend and family member, Mark Linkous, took his own life today. We are thankful for his time with us and will hold […]

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8 tips (plus 6 hidden ones) for Valkhof Festival 2014 in Nijmegen

July 11, 2014

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As an inhabitant of Nijmegen, I never know if I have to get away from this city during De Vierdaagse and its Zomerfeesten. There’s an attractive force present during that time, called Valkhof Festival. Formerly named De-Affaire, being a temptation in July, Valkhof Festival will take place from Saturday the 12th of July until Friday […]

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