Black Tusk Plan Memorials For Late Bassist

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The band Black Tusk will be hosting both a public and a private memorial service this Saturday for late bassist Jonathan Athon, who died last weekend from injuries he’d sustained in a motorcycle accident. Says the band: “We will be gathering from 4-8pm this Saturday, Nov. 15th in Franklin Square (across from Vinnies and Ghosttown […]

Black Tusk Bassist Dies

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Black Tusk bassist Jonathan Athon has passed away at the age of 32. He was in a motorcycle accident in Georgia Friday night and had been listed as critical. Black Tusk has issued the following statement: “It is with deep regret and saddened hearts that we must tell you that Athon passed away this morning […]

No Foul Play Suspected In Wayne Static’s Death

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A spokesperson for the San Bernardino coroner’s office has ruled out any foul play in Wayne Static’s sudden death a week ago. The spokesperson says “no foul play is suspected” in the death of the Static-X frontman. Static’s wife claims the musician passed away quietly in his sleep. Blabbermouth was given word from the coroner’s […]

Wayne Static’s Wife Insists He Was Off Drugs

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At this point, who knows what killed Wayne Static? According to Tera Wray, the widow of late former Static-X frontman Wayne Static, it was not drugs, though. The former porn star has issued a statement on that situation, which follows: “Today [November 4] is my husband’s birthday and instead of celebrating his 49th year of […]

Wayne Static’s Wife Issues Statement

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Guess what, Wayne Static fans? Your idol may be gone, but his widow is going to make sure his unreleased music surfaces somehow. This, according to a statement from Tera Wray Static. The former porn star writes: “I would like to thank everyone on behalf of all the Wayne’s family and myself for all the […]

Publicist Claims Wayne Static’s Death Not Drug Related

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A press release has been issued by Wayne Static’s publicist, claiming the dude died not from a drug overdose, but from something else. Still, that hasn’t stopped several of Static’s peers from weighing in after Wayne’s death, to insinuate that drugs were likely the cause. According to Wayne’s publicist (guess the dude was paid through […]

Wayne Static Is Dead

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Well, that was unexpected. Wayne Static (born: Wayne Richard Wells) is no longer with us. That dude had the craziest hair. But if I am going to be honest — I wasn’t a fan. He was only 48. Nothing further is available on his death. Friends seem to suspect drugs were involved, according to reports. […]

Anselmo Mourning Loss Of Corey Mitchell

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I know I’m pretty late with this, but Corey Mitchell died yesterday morning after allegedly suffering a heart attack. He was 47 years old. Corey was a contributor to several metal blogs, and founded the Housecore Horror Film Festival with Phil Anselmo of Down. Mitchell died the morning after the festival in Austin wrapped up. […]

Cream’s Jack Bruce Dead

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The bassist for influential band Cream has died. Jack Bruce died today of liver disease. He was 71. Said his family in a statement: “It is with great sadness that we, Jack’s family, announce the passing of our beloved Jack: husband, father, granddad, and all round legend. The world of music will be a poorer […]

Father Of Queensrÿche’s Todd La Torre Found Dead

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Me? I’m having a fairly shitty week. I’ve been debilitatingly depressed, have had trouble concentrating on work, and last night, I’m fairly certain me and the girlfriend ended things. But I feel much worse this week for Todd La Torre, who just lost his father. The Queensrÿche frontman’s dad killed himself yesterday morning. William La […]