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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 […]

Tyson Stevens, Frontman of Scary Kids Scaring Kids, Reportedly Passes Away

It is with a heavy heart and great sadness to report that Tyson Stevens, singer of the now-inactive Scary Kids Scaring Kids, has passed away in his home. Social media has been blowing up over the past half hour, with tons of friends and family showing their sadness and condolences for the now deceased Stevens. […]

Mike Skinner Of The Goddamn Band And Miracle Of 86 Has Passed Away

It’s a sad day indeed. Kevin Devine has let fans know that one of his close friends and collaborators on The Goddamn Band and Miracle Of 86, Mike Skinner, passed away this past weekend. You can read the heartfelt statement posted by Devine earlier in the day below the break. Skinner had a huge influence […]

REST IN PEACE: Marilyn Burns Passes Away At 65

You don’t need to be a movie buff to know about the 1970s horror movie The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. It’s a staple in the genre, and one that still scares the pants off kids everywhere. News broke earlier this evening that one of the stars of the 1974 film, Marilyn Burns, passed away today at […]

Miss May I Confirm A Fan Passed Away At Their Show This Weekend

When you go to a metal concert there is always the possibility of someone getting hurt. Moshing, crowdsurfing, stage diving: all of those things are dangerous. When you get a whole bunch of energized fans doing all of these things it can create a potentially dangerous situation. We hate to hear of anyone getting injured, […]

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 […]

Caspian Post Message On Moving Forward After Chris Friedrich’s Death

About a week ago fans of the group known as Caspian found out that their beloved bassist had passed away unexpectedly. The band made an initial statement on his passing, and at that time we were unsure if they were going to press forward with their scheduled performances or not. They have decided to go […]

REST IN PEACE: Tony Sly of No Use For A Name

We’re very sad to announce that veteran pop-punk musician Tony Sly has passed away at the young age of 41. Sly was the lead guitarist and vocalist of the band No Use For A Name. The news was brought to us today by Fat Wreck Chords. “We received a call earlier today of his passing, […]

Ad-Rock Comments On The Death Of Adam “MCA” Yauch

The music world is still in a state of shock after it was discovered that Beastie Boys’ Adam “MCA” Yauch had passed away at the young age of 47. Please read a short message from Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz by simply looking below and let UTG know how the Beastie Boys impacted your life over the […]

R.I.P. Anthony Basurto (Joan Red)

We have just received word that Anthony Basurto, vocalist for alternative rock band Joan Red, has passed away. No further details are available at this moment, but fans have already begun posting messages to the band on Facebook. Our thoughts are with the members of Joan Red, their families, and the family of Anthony Basurto. […]

R.I.P. Tal Herzberg

Tal Herzberg, one of today’s most popular and sought after producers/engineers, has passed away. Even though his name my not be familiar to you, his work with artist like Lady Gaga, Dashboard Confessional, Green Day, Sum 41, and MXPX definitely would. Rest in peace Tal, you will be missed.

Rest In Peace: Teena Marie

One of the last living legends from the early days of R&B, Teena Marie, has passed away. We wish her family and friends the best in this difficult time.