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Alan Myers, Devo Drummer, Dies

News Source: http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/1568156/alan-myers-devo-drummer-dies Alan Myers, the third and most prominent drummer of the band Devo, has died, according to a tweet by drummer and current Devo member Josh Freese. Myers had been battling cancer. Myers joined Devo in 1976 and left a decade later. He can be heard on the new wave band’s biggest hit, […]

Arturo Vega, Ramones’ Beloved Artistic Director and Confidant, Dies

News Source: http://www.spin.com/articles/arturo-vega-ramones-beloved-artistic-director-and-confidant-dies/ Arturo Vega, the man who designed the Ramones’ indelible logo, and was the band’s artistic director for 22 years, died Saturday (June 8), announced friend and Please Kill Me author Legs McNeil on his Facebook page. First reported by Slicing Up Eyeballs, McNeil wrote: “Sleep gently my dear friend, you were the […]

Linda Wootton: Double heart and lung transplant dies nine days after she has benefits stopped

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/linda-wootton-double-heart-lung-1912498 She was told her employment and support allowance was being stopped as she lay dying in a hospital bed A double heart and lung transplant patient died just NINE DAYS after the Government stopped her benefits and ordered her to go back to work. Linda Wootton, 49, was on 10 prescription drugs a day, […]

The Doors Founding Member Dies

Ray Manzarek, most known as a founding member of the ’60s rock band The Doors, is dead. According to a message posted on the band’s Facebook page, Manzarek died of bile duct cancer while in Rosenheim, Germany, on Monday, May 20. He was 74. Wife Dorothy Manzarek and brothers Rick and James were by his […]