Tag: Obituary

Jamal Edwards, SBTV Founder Who Championed Grime, Dies at 31

Jamal Edwards—the British entrepreneur, DJ, and founder of SBTV who was awarded an MBE in 2014 for his services to music—has died, BBC News reports. His company confirmed the news to the BBC. His cause of death is unknown. He...

/ February 21, 2022

The Sadies’ Dallas Good Dies at 48

Dallas Good, best known as the singer and guitarist for Canadian rock band the Sadies, has died, Exclaim! and Rolling Stone report. According to the band’s U.S. label, Yep Roc, Good died “of natural causes while under doctor’s care for...

/ February 19, 2022

Snacks, Bethany Cosentino’s Pet Cat and Best Coast Album Cover Star, Has Died

Snacks, Bethany Cosentino’s pet cat and the album artwork star of Best Coast’s debut album Crazy For You, has died. “Said goodbye to my best friend in the entire world today,” tweeted Cosentino. “My true love. My guardian angel. There...

/ February 10, 2022

To Live and Shave in L.A.’s Tom Smith Dies at 65

Tom Smith, co-founder of the experimental noise ensemble To Live and Shave in L.A., has died. Smith’s partner, Claudia Franke, confirmed to NPR that he died on Thursday (January 20) from colon cancer. He was 65.  Smith and Frank “Rat...

/ January 23, 2022

Calvin Simon, Parliament-Funkadelic Co-Founder, Dies at 79

Calvin Simon, a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic, died on Thursday, report bandmates George Clinton and Bootsy Collins. “We lost another original member of Parliament/Funkadelic. A friend, bandmate & a cool classic guy, Mr. Calvin Simon was a former member of...

/ January 9, 2022

Stephen Sondheim, Musical Theater Icon, Dies at 91

Stephen Sondheim, the composer and lyricist widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in musical theater history, has died, according to The New York Times. Sondheim was 91 years old. Born and raised in New York, Stephen Sondheim...

/ November 27, 2021

9-Year-Old Boy Injured at Astroworld Dies, Family Says

A nine-year-old boy who was injured in a crowd crush at Astroworld on November 6 has died, his family tells ABC13. Ezra Blount had been in a coma on life support after being trampled in a crowd crush during Travis...

/ November 15, 2021

9th Person Dies From Astroworld Festival Injuries

Bharti Shahani has died after being injured at the 2021 Astroworld Festival, The Associated Press and KTRK report. James Lassiter, an attorney for Shahani and her family, said the young woman died last night, according to the reports. Bharti Shahani...

/ November 12, 2021

808 State’s Andy Barker Has Died

Andy Barker, longtime member of Manchester electronic music group 808 State, has died. The band confirmed the news on social media, saying he died “after a short period of illness” on Saturday. “His family and friends asks that people respect...

/ November 8, 2021

Ronnie Tutt, Drummer for Elvis Presley’s TCB Band, Dies at 83

Ronnie Tutt, who played drums in Elvis Presley’s TCB Band, has died, as Rolling Stone and TMZ report. Elvis Presley Enterprises posted the news to the official Graceland website yesterday (October 16), stating that they were “deeply saddened to learn...

/ October 18, 2021