Category Archives: RIP

Artist and band final departures

News: JOHN WETTON 1949-2017

In this interview extract from April 2009 John Wetton tells David Randall about his early influences, and the immediate aftermath of his departure from Asia in 1991 which led to the release of his second, and favourite, solo album ‘Battle … Continue reading

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News: R.I.P. DAVID BOWIE

David Bowie

R.I.P. DAVID BOWIE 1947-2016 David Bowie has died at the age of 69 from cancer. His son, film director Duncan Jones, confirmed the news and a statement was issued on his social media accounts: “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded … Continue reading

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RIP – Andy Fraser

Andy Fraser

RIP – Free bass player Andy Fraser has passed away aged 62. The official statement reads: ‘Andrew McLan Fraser passed away on Monday at his home in California. He leaves behind his daughters Hannah and Jasmine Fraser, and their mother … Continue reading

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News: THE EAGLES, KING CRIMSON, BRUCE CRUMP – Tuesday 17 March 2015

Eagles - Liverpool Echo Arena, 26 June 2014

RIP - Drummer Bruce Crump (Molly Hatchett/China Sky) B.J Laneby (ex-M.ILL.ION) has formed a new band called Instinct. Tarja Turunen releases ‘Luna Park Ride’ on May 29th on 2CD,2LP,DVD & Blu-ray via earMusic. The Murder Of My Sweet have re-signed to … Continue reading

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News: MIKE PORCARO, DAEVID ALLEN, KISS – Sunday 15 March 2015

Dan Reed - Liverpool, 13 March 2013

RIP – Toto’s Mike Porcaro who had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. He was bass player in Toto between 1982–2008/2010–2015. In recent years he did not tour due to his illness and the band reformed in 2010 to help raise funds for … Continue reading

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News: KIM FOWLEY, BLACK CROWES, HALL & OATES – Friday 16 January 2015

California Breed - Planet Rockstock, Porthcawl, 5 December 2014

King’s X plan to release their earlier album later this year and are asking for fans to submit photos, flyers, gig tickets or other merchandise between 1988 to 1996. Daryl Hall and John Oates release ‘Live In Dublin’ on DVD+2CD, … Continue reading

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News: THE WINERY DOGS, SAXON, JOE PERRY, PINK FLOYD – Friday 2 January 2015

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JOE PERRY has released a download-only EP ‘Joe Perry’s Merry Christmas’. It features JOHNNY DEPP on rhythm guitar. PINK FLOYD’s album ‘The Endless River’ was the ninth bestselling album in the UK in 2014. THE WINERY DOGS will enter the … Continue reading

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