Reverend Jim Forrester of Foghound And Sixty Watt Shaman, Dead At 43

Devastating news to the doom metal community at this time, as Rev. Jim Forrester of Foghound, Serpents of Secrecy and Sixty Watt Shaman has passed away at the young age of 43, just passed his birthday earlier this month. Although the circumstances have not been revealed for the cause of death, Rev. Jim had been battling health issues for several years. His wife Tina posted the announcement on social media. Continue reading

Malcolm Young, Guitar Legend And Co-Founder Of AC/DC, Dead At 64

A terrible loss for the music world as co-founding guitarist Malcolm Young of AC/DC has died at age 64. He had been in ill-health since 2013 since he suffered a stroke, and forced to retire from the band, One of the architects of the sound of AC/DC with his riffs and songwriting style, Young has left a mark on rock history we will all feel forever. The band has commented on his passing.Continue reading

Martin Eric Ain, Co-Founder of Celtic Frost, Dead At Age 50

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The metal world lost another great one today as news has come down that Martin Eric Ain, influential musician and composer for two of the most influential bands to exist, Celtic Frost and Hellhammer, has passed away from an apparent heart attack in Switzerland. He was 50 years old. Ain’s close friend Jan Graber reported that Ain’s death was sudden and he had no known illnesses.Continue reading

Tom Petty, American Rock Icon, Dead At Age 66

Tom Petty, part of the fabric of American Rock Music for over forty years died last night at age 66 of a massive heart attack, leaving fans, friends, and family devastated by the sudden news. Petty had just wrapped up his 40th Anniversary tour with his band The Heartbreakers, last week at The Hollywood Bowl, which would fittingly be his final performance ever. Continue reading