cause of death


Lamb Of God Frontman Randy Blythe Comments On Dave Brockie’s Drug Overdose

Yesterday afternoon news broke that a Virginia coroner had determined GWAR frontman Dave Brockie passed away from an overdose of heroin. It was the kind of headline everyone feared would come to light, and in the hours since the news initially broke many in the music community have shared their thoughts on the matter. We […]


Rest In Peace: Mickey Rooney (1920-2014)

Hollywood icon Mickey Rooney has passed away at the age of 93. According to Los Angeles Police Commander Andrew Smith, Rooney was with his family when he died at his North Hollywood home. No cause of death has been revealed at the time, but reports claim the actor had been sick for some time. There […]


Rest In Peace: Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014)

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment earlier today, February 2. He was 46 years old. Though details remain scarce at this time, WSJ says New York City Police Department has already begun investigating Hoffman’s death and that the Office of the Chief […]


Rest In Peace: Tom Clancy (1947-2013)

We do not usually cover books on UTG, but when the world loses someone as prolific as Tom Clancy we feel something must be said. News is rolling in that world famous author Tom Clancy is dead at the age of 66. There’s been no word yet on the cause of death but his publisher […]


REST IN PEACE: George Jones (1931-2013)

Country music legend George Jones has passed away at the age of 81 following a short hospital stay. Jones was reportedly admitted to a hospital on April 18 with complaints of fever and irregular blood pressure, but no official cause of death has been released at this time. In life there are lots people who […]

Suicide SIlence

New Details Emerge About Mitch Lucker’s Death

Police are still investigating the events that lead up to the death of Suicide Silence frontman Mitch Lucker this morning, but a new report out of Orange County, California has shed new light on the case. According to an updated report on The Press-Enterprise, which can be read here, police have released the following information […]


REST IN PEACE: Davy Jones (Lead Singer Of The Monkees)

TMZ is reporting that Davy Jones, legendary teen heartthrob and vocalist for The Monkees, has died at the age of 66. At this time, no cause has been made public. Jones, who is survived by his wife Jessica and 4 daughters from previous marriages, joined The Monkees in 1965 along with Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith […]


REST IN PEACE: Whitney Houston

The Associated Press is reporting Publicist Kristen Foster says singer Whitney Houston has died at age 48. Details are scarce at this moment, but needless to say, the loss will be felt throughout the music community. Houston won two Emmy Awards, six Grammy Awards, 30 Billboard Music Awards, 22 American Music Awards during her record-breaking […]


Autopsy Report of GWAR Guitarist Cory Smoot Released

A month ago, Under the Gun Review brought you the news of the untimely death of Cory Smoot, guitarist of costume clad rock band, GWAR. Today, the results of his autopsy have become public by word of the coroner and we have the details. North Dakota coroner William Masselo, MD released the following statement regarding […]


REST IN PEACE: Heavy D (1967-2011)

TMZ is reporting that legendary hip hop icon Heavy D has passed away at the age of 44. According to reports, Heavy D (real name Dwight Arrington Myers) was rushed to an LA area hospital around noon today and died a short time thereafter. Cops are investigating the death, but as of right now they […]


BREAKING NEWS: Gwar Guitarist Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus) Found Dead

MetalSucks is reporting that Gwar guitarist Cory Smoot (aka Flattus Maximus) was found dead this morning as the band prepared to cross the Canadian border on their North American tour. Details on Smoot’s death are scarce at this moment, but MS did receive a message from Gwar mastermind Dave Brockie that you can read below: […]

Amy Winehouse

It’s Official: Amy Winehouse Drank Herself To Death

After weeks of speculation, TMZ is reporting that a coroner’s report released today reveals that pop singer Amy Winehouse died from over-consumption of alcohol. According to their article, Winehouse had a blood alcohol level 4x the legal limit at her time of death on July 14. This could be resulting from a buildup over a […]