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Rest in peace Thomas Fekete of Surfer Blood — dies at 27 due to cancer

It’s with a heavy heart that we share the news of Surfer Blood guitarist, Thomas Fekete’s untimely passing. Seriously, fuck cancer. Fekete died last night at the young age of 27 while sleeping. His wife has shared the following via a GoFundMe page. Fekete was a founding member of Surfer Blood. The band formed in 2009 […]

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Avi Buffalo make their exit from the indie music world

Local Los Angeles (Long Beach to be exact) band, Avi Buffalo has made their exit from the indie music world calling it quits today via their Facebook page. As the project of Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg, the band cut two full-length album off Sup Pop records and now that their contract is expired, it looks like the […]

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Tim ‘Rawbiz’ Williams Bassist of Suicidal Tendencies dies

Suicidal Tendencies at Fonda Theatre 2013 — Photo by Ceethreedom for Grimy Goods Sad news today, it looks like Tim ‘Rawbiz’ Williams, bassist of Los Angeles thrashers, Suicidal Tendencies has past away. The band announced on their Facebook page last night the following statement: “It’s with complete sadness that we have to announce the passing […]

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Rest In Peace Reggae Pops, forever East Hollywood’s most loved music man

Today is a sad day in the Los Angeles music scene as our favorite man of music, Reggae Pops has passed away. We knew the day was was coming, but it’s still so hard to finally see that day come. Our photographer, Farah Sosa knew Reggae Pops very well, as he was at just about […]

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TV On The Radio’s Gerard Smith Died on April 20, 2011 Due to Lung Cancer

This is terrible, terrible news. We just read the announcement via TV On The Radio’s Web site that band member Gerard Smith has passed away. Here’s to an incredible, multi-faceted musician who not only handled the bass with style and craft, but many other instruments as well. Cheers, may you rest in peace Gerard. Via […]

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Captain Beefheart Dies at 69 – R.I.P

Awe man, this was some serious sad news this afternoon. The eccentric and innovative Captain Beefheart (Don Glen Vliet) passed away this rainy LA afternoon on Friday, December 17, 2010. The man was going though some serious struggles with multiple sclerosis and has now left his human life to join his fellow music legends in […]

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RIP Dickie Peterson of Blue Cheer

The man could lay it down with that heavy blues bass and rock us with those sweet ass vocals. Yet another rock icon gone with the wind. Battling cancer for several months, Dickie Peterson dies this morning in Germany. My fav: Rock me baby Well rock me all night long Well rock me baby Well […]

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Transworld SKATEboarding's Eric Stricker R.I.P.

Wow, this is truly sad news. I’m a bit in shock. May Eric Stricker rest in peace. That guy was truly awesome and always a fun, and more than nice person to be around. My thoughts go out to his lovely wife, family, friends and the TWS family. From TransworldSKATEboarding.com “Today we bring you the […]

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RIP Les Paul (June 9, 1915 – August 13, 2009)

Where would rock ‘n’ roll be with out this legendary guitarist? Paving the way for a progressive world of music with his electric guitar and studio recording innovations, Les Paul, “The Wizard of Waukesha,” will forever be remembered. According to Gibson Guitar, Paul died of complications from pneumonia at White Plains Hospital. His family and […]

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