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Tommy Ramone dies

This really is the end of an era, Tommy Ramone, the last surving member of the orginal Ramones line-up has died of cancer aged 62. Of  The Ramones Tommy said  ‘It wasn’t just music in the Ramones: it was an idea. It was bringing back a whole feel that was missing in rock music – […]

Dave Gregg guitarist extraordinaire dies aged 54

When music fans talk about how wild Vancouver punk legends DOA were in their prime, they are talking about guitarist Dave Gregg. Tall and thin and always wearing jeans with no knees, Gregg would leap about like a man possessed, whipping the audience into a frenzy with his antics and fiery guitar playing. In tandem […]

Devo’s Bob Casale Dies

Devo guitarist Bob Casale, who played with the group alongside his brother Gerald from the original incarnation of the groundbreaking Akron new wave band in 1973 all the way through their recent tours, died suddenly on February 17th of heart failure. He was 61. “As an original member of Devo, Bob Casale was there in […]

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