obituary

Spencer Davis

R.I.P. Spencer Davis

The rock legend has died at 81.

R.I.P. Eddie Van Halen

The rock icon has died after a battle with cancer at age 65.

R.I.P. Toots and the Maytals’ Toots Hibbert

Reggae legend Frederick “Toots” Hibbert, leader of Toots and the Maytals, has died, according to…

R.I.P. electronic music pioneer Simeon Coxe of Silver Apples

The founding member of the iconic electronic psych duo has died.

R.I.P. Riley Gale of Power Trip

The Power Trip vocalist has died at the age of 35.

R.I.P. Justin Townes Earle

The singer/songwriter and son of Steve Earle has died at 38.

A History of North American Death Metal in 30 Albums

A chronicle of America’s most uniquely ugly art form through the ages.

R.I.P. Vern Rumsey of Unwound

The bassist for the legendary post-hardcore trio has died.

R.I.P. Malik B, emcee and founding member of The Roots

The Philadelphia emcee has died at 47.

R.I.P. jazz trumpeter Eddie Gale

The jazz legend has died at 78.

R.I.P. legendary film composer Ennio Morricone

The iconic film composer has died at 91.

R.I.P. Kraftwerk founder Florian Schneider

The electronic music pioneer has died at 73.

R.I.P. Afrobeat pioneer and drummer Tony Allen

The iconic drummer has died at 80.

R.I.P. legendary singer/songwriter John Prine

The legendary artist has died at 73.

Hal Willner

R.I.P. producer Hal Willner

The prolific producer has died at 64.

Bill Withers obituary

R.I.P. soul legend Bill Withers

The iconic singer behind “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine” has died from heart complications at 81.

Ellis Marsalis

R.I.P. jazz legend and patriarch Ellis Marsalis

The iconic New Orleans pianist has died at 85.

R.I.P. Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne

The power pop songwriter has died at 52.

R.I.P. industrial pioneer Genesis P-Orridge

Industrial pioneer has died at 70.

R.I.P. David Roback, co-founder of Mazzy Star

The L.A. musician has died at 61.