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Rest In Peace: Prince dead at 57, publicist confirms

Prince has died at the age of 57 in his Paisley Park home studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota, his publicist confirms. After earlier reports of a death at the studio address, Associated Press has confirmed the death with a publicist representing Prince. While the cause of death remains unconfirmed at this time, Prince made headlines last week when his […]

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Rest In Peace: David Bowie Dies At 69

David Bowie has died at the age of 69. After initially confirming the upsetting news via Bowie’s verified Facebook and Twitter pages, publicists have confirmed that David Bowie has passed away after an 18-month battle with cancer with multiple outlets, including Billboard and Sky News. The shocking death closely follows the release of Bowie’s final record, […]

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REST IN PEACE: Vanities (2013-2015)

Hardcore outfit Vanities have decided to call it quits after just three years of giving people a good reason to still care about heavy music from New England. Writing to fans by hand, which was shared with the world via Facebook, the members of Vanities have explained their decision to part ways by citing a […]

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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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Rest In Peace: Rick Rosas (Neil Young Bassist, Session Musician) Dead At 65

With a heavy heart, we are learning that Rick Rosas has passed away at the age of 65. The legendary session musician is perhaps best known for his long-time work as the bassist for Neil Young. Rosas is one of folk’s many unsung heroes; the bassist has played alongside artists like Jerry Lee Lewis, Buffalo […]

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Wayne Static’s Widow Issues Statement, Claims Wayne Did Not OD

The death of any musician is guaranteed to be fodder for gossip columnists and bloggers trying to gain clicks. People tend to jump to conclusions, especially when famous people died at an age earlier than 80. Wayne Static was 48 when he passed away this last week, and in the days since his passing there […]

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Remembering Wayne Static: 10 Songs Everyone Should Know

The news of Wayne Static’s passing has shocked rock fans around the world, including every single member of the Under The Gun team. Many of us grew up listening to Static’s music, and some even cite Wisconsin Death Trip as one of the main reasons they began to explore the world of metal. You didn’t […]

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Rest In Peace: G.R.L. Member Simone Battle (1989-2014)

This is a rough way to start the day. G.R.L. member and one-time X Factor contestant Simone Battle has passed away. She was 25. News of Battle’s death began to spread across the internet early Saturday morning. Her passing was first confirmed by longtime producer Derek Butler over Instagram, then later by her label and […]

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Rest In Peace: Richard Attenborough (1923 – 2014)

Word is breaking this evening that Lord Richard Attenborough, iconic actor on stage and screen, has passed away. He was 90. Attenborough died Sunday, his son Michael told the BBC in London. The cause of Attenborough’s death is not known at this time, but the famed actor suffered a stroke five years ago that left […]

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REST IN PEACE: Robin Williams (1951-2014)

This is one of the hardest headlines I have ever had to write. The world has lost one of the funniest and most talented souls to ever walk its surface, and I am fighting back tears with each key stroke. News is breaking this evening that legendary comedian and silver screen icon Robin Williams was […]

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Rest In Peace: Skye McCole Bartusiak (1992 – 2014)

Skye McCole Bartusiak, who is probably best known for her roles in The Patriot and Riding In Cars With Boys, has passed away. She was 21. Bartusiak’s parents broke the news of their daughter’s death to members of the press earlier today. “We lost our girl,” Helen McCole Bartusiak told CNN. “She was a kind […]

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Rest In Peace: James Garner (1928 – 2014)

A rough week of celebrity losses just got a whole lot worse. Just days after the world said goodbye to Johnny Winter and Elaine Stritch, news is breaking that iconic screen actor James Garner has also passed away. He was 86. Garner, who rose to fame with his role on the 1950s television series Maverick, […]