Mac Miller Dead At 26

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Mac-MillerMac Miller has died. TMZ reports that the Pittsburgh rapper was found earlier today at his home in the San Fernando Valley, dead of an apparent overdose. Miller has battled substance abuse for some time, and he was arrested for a DUI and a hit-and-run in May. Miller was 26. More »

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ Conway Savage Dead At 58

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Conway Savage — the pianist, organist, and backing vocalist for Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds — passed away on Sunday night at the age of 58. More »

Lynyrd Skynyrd Guitarist Ed King Dead At 68

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Ed King, a former member of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, has died at age 68. His family confirmed the guitarist’s passing on Thursday (8/23), writing in a Facebook post, “It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of Ed King who died at his home in Nashville, Tennessee on August 22nd, … More »

Aretha Franklin Dead At 76

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Aretha-FranklinThe soul and gospel legend Aretha Franklin has died after a battle with pancreatic cancer cancer. Her publicist confirmed the news to the Associated Press, stating that Franklin passed away this morning at her home in Detroit. She was 76. More »

Richard Swift Dead At 41

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Richard-SwiftRichard Swift has died. The singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer was hospitalized last month with an undisclosed life-threatening condition. Pitchfork reports that he passed away this morning in a Tacoma, Washington hospital. Swift was 41. More »

Smoke Dawg Shot And Killed Outside Toronto Nightclub

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A shooting outside of a Toronto nightclub on Saturday (June 30) has claimed the life of 21-year-old rapper Smoke Dawg, according to Drake and others. More »

The Adolescents’ Steve Soto Has Died

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Steve Soto, bassist and founding member of California punk band the Adolescents, died last night at the age of 54. The cause of death is currently unknown. More »

Joe Jackson Dead At 89

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Joe-JacksonJoe Jackson, patriarch and taskmaster of the Jackson family, has died. Last week, Jackson was hospitalized with terminal pancreatic cancer. TMZ reports that he died late last night in Los Angeles. Jackson was 89. More »

Pantera Drummer Vinnie Paul Dead At 54

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Vinnie PaulDrummer Vinnie Paul, co-founder of metal band Pantera, has died. Currently a member of Hellyeah, Paul was 54. His representative confirmed the legendary drummer’s death to Billboard, but added that no further details are available at this time. “Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away,” reads a statement on the Pantera More »

Jimmy Wopo Dead At 21

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Jimmy-WopoAfter XXXTentacion, a second young rap star has been shot dead today. Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 reported earlier today that Jimmy Wopo, the up-and-coming Pittsburgh rap star, was shot in a double shooting in Pittsburgh’s Middle Hill neighborhood today. Wopo (real name Travon Smart) was transported to a local hospital in critical … More »