Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest has reportedly passed away

According to reports from various outlets such as XXL, The Source, and Billboard, Phife Dawg, hip-hop pioneer and MC of A Tribe Called Quest, has passed away at the age of 45. The reports, which broke overnight, all seemingly trace back to a single tweet from DJ Chuck Chillout, a longtime New York radio broadcaster […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Morrissey Writes On Margaret Thatcher’s Death

Tell us how you really feel, Morrissey. It’s no secret that many, MANY people disliked Margaret Thatcher and now that she has passed on, hundreds, maybe even thousands of people are speaking out against her and declaring their happiness in her death. If you’re unsure of what all the fuss is all about you can […]

REST IN PEACE: Fontella Bass (1940-2012)

Today is a sad day for fans of pop music. After seventy-two years of life and more hits than most artists ever record, news broke today that soul singer Fontella Bass recently passed away in a St. Louis hospital from complications she suffered following a heart attack three weeks ago. She’s survived by her four […]

EDITORIAL: The Summer The Beastie Boys Changed My Life

This afternoon the world learned that Adam Yauch, otherwise known as MCA of legendary hiphop act Beastie Boys, passed away at the age of forty-eight. I never met Adam, nor knew anyone who did, but he impacted my life forever and I will never forget the time spent enjoying the art he created with Mike […]

REST IN PEACE: Dick Clark (1929-2012)

TMZ is reporting that entertainment legend Dick Clark has passed away at the age of 82. From the gossip site’s original story: Clark’s rep tells TMZ, the TV icon had been in St. John’s hospital in L.A. after undergoing an outpatient procedure last night. Clark suffered the “massive” heart attack following the procedure. Attempts to […]

REST IN PEACE: Jim Marshall

The world is little less loud today as Jim Marshall, creator of the Marshall amp, has died at the age of 88. Marshall, who was also known as “The Father Of Loud,” founded Marshall Amplification in 1962. He actually started working with drum equipment in a self-ran music shop, but later made the move to […]

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: Don Cornelius (1936-2012)

Don Cornelius, the man most famously known for creating Soul Train, has died of an apparent suicide at the age of 75. TMZ broke news of Cornelius’ death today, claiming cops discovered his body early this morning with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His family has been informed, but has yet to release a statement. Soul […]

REST IN PEACE: Dustin Hengst of Damone

Word is pouring in this morning that Damone drummer Dustin Hengst has passed away. Though no cause of death has been revealed, fans were made aware of earlier today when Damone vocalist Noelle Leblanc posted the following message on her Facebook: “Rest in peace, D-man. Your legacy lives on. Your works and talents put a […]

FEATURE: Who Will Direct The Steve Jobs Movie? Who Will Star?

The tragic news of Steve Jobs’ death arrived late last night. This is a true loss to not just the computing world, but the modern technological world as a whole. I can’t look around my house without seeing something Steve Jobs was at least partly responsible for. My phone, my computer, my music player, pretty […]