Donald "Duck" Dunn, the famed session bass guitarist for Memphis-based Stax Records and R&B band Booker T. & the M.G.'s, died in Tokyo after performing at the Blue Note night club with fellow musician Steve Cropper. He was 70. Dunn was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1941. He met future guit ... More >>
Jim Marshall, the English inventor of the famed Marshall amplifier favored by guitar-oriented rock artists, also known and the "Father of Loud", died yesterday in his Buckinghamshire home. He was 88.Marshall started developing his amplifiers in 1960, answering the call from customers such as Pete To ... More >>
Dead rock stars are a dime a dozen. They usually drink themselves to death, overdose on narcotics, crash cars, or get on faulty aircrafts with drunk pilots on drugs who crash cars. But murdered musicians? That's where it gets gruesome. Check out these 10 tales of death by murder.
photo by Sayre BermanTo view a full slideshow of photos from the event, click here.Paul McCartneySun Life Stadium, Miami GardensSaturday, April 3, 2010Better Than: Everything, ever.The Review:I'll drop all pretense of "criticism" here and will preface this by saying it's written from the perspect ... More >>
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