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Rest In Peace: Taylor Negron (1957 – 2015)

Word has come in from several reputable sources that Taylor Negron, perhaps best remembered for his appearance in Fast Times At Ridgemont High, has passed away following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 57. Born in 1957, Negron initially got his start in stand-up comedy. He performed in and around his hometown of Glendale […]

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Morrissey Reveals He Has Been Receiving Cancer Treatment

It’s a known fact that Morrissey has been quite ill as of late. He’s been forced to cancel tour dates in the recent past due to illness, though he never specified what. In a new interview with El Mundo, the former Smiths frontman revealed that he has been receiving cancer treatment. For those of you […]

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RIP: School Of Seven Bells’ Benjamin Curtis Passes Away At 35

The pop outfit known as School Of Seven Bells have been around since the summer of 2007. In that time they’ve released three relatively successful full length albums. Earlier this year one of the members of the band, Benjamin Curtis, announced that he had been diagnosed with a rare form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. While it […]

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REST IN PEACE: Bingo Players’ Paul Bäumer

Dutch production duo Bingo Players are best known for creating euphoric electronic music that functions as the soundtrack to the most memorable nights in the lives of ravers and fans across the world, but today’s news is the furthest thing from a cause for celebration. Months after Paul Bäumer took a step back from live performances […]

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REST IN PEACE: Phil Chevron (The Pogues)

Celtic punk legends The Pogues revealed in a social network post early this morning that guitarist Phil Chevron has passed away following a lengthy battle with cancer. Writing to fans in an informal manner, members of The Pogues posted the following message online this morning accompanied by an image of Phil Chevron: “After a long […]

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Get Miley Cyrus Naked (And Fight Cancer) For Only $35

If the release of “We Can’t Stop” did not make the message clear enough for you, the following story will once and for all cement the fact Miley Cyrus is no longer the innocent teen that entertained a generation of tweens. She’s an adult, or at least wants to be treated like one, and thanks […]

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Former Devo Drummer Alan Myers Loses Battle With Cancer

Our hearts are heavy this morning. Today, Under The Gun received news that former Devo drummer Alan Myers has passed away following his battle with cancer. Ralph Carney, uncle of The Black Keys’ Patrick, shared the sad news on Facebook earlier this morning. He said, “I just got some bad news Alan Myers passed yesterday […]

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4Chan Members Fabricate Justin Bieber Cancer Scare; Fans Shave Heads To Show Support

Well played, 4Chan. The internet’s deepest rabbit hole of filth and violence has again made headlines for doing something quasi-good. Last night, a group of users from the popular image-based message board devised a campaign around the notion that Justin Bieber had developed cancer and was forced to shave his head. The pranksters covered their […]

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REVIEW: Showbread – Cancer

Band: Showbread Album: Cancer Genre: Raw Rock Label: Unsigned/Come&Live! Without discrediting what I have to say, I’ve personally been been following Showbread for a good 5+ years of my life. Not to say that this means that I’ve been a complete fan of every single release that the band’s put out, but I’ve definitely spun […]

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Tig Notaro’s Cancer Stand-Up Routine For Sale On Louis CK’s Website

On August 3 this year, Tig Notaro announced that she had cancer in the form of a bold new comedy routine. In her own words, she “was expecting an awkward, quiet show,” but instead got major buzz when several comedians said it was one of the greatest comedy sets of all time, treating a very […]

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Yellowcard Violinist Has Been Battling Cancer but is in Recovery

Violinist Sean Mackin of Yellowcard recently came out and released a statement about how he has been battling thyroid cancer since December of 2011. This news is devastating, however through his multiple treatments and surguries he has been slowly but surely getting better. He will still be on all of Warped Tour this summer, which […]

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Bobby Womack Is Now Cancer Free

We are ecstatic to learn today that legendary soul musician Bobby Womack is now cancer free after being diagnosed in March! He had surgery to removed a large tumor and the operation was successful. The official statement on Womack’s Facebook states, “We’re delighted to announce that Bobby Womack has successfully undergone surgery for suspected colon […]