In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Toni Morrison Told the Story of America

Morrison died Tuesday at the age of 88. Her life was not just the American dream; it was the inherent impossibility of the Black American dream made real.
Britt Julious

Remembering Sean O'Haire, One of Wrestling's Great 'What If' Stories

O'Haire had the all the gifts to be a star, but he struggled with depression, alcoholism, and a history of violence.
Ian Williams
In Memoriam

Mac Miller Wasn't Done

The rapper, who died on Friday, was constantly reinventing himself, searching for an identity. He had much more to give.
Alex Robert Ross

Aretha Franklin, an Unparalleled Singer and American Icon, Dies at 76

The Queen of Soul, whose career spanned six decades, died on Thursday morning.
Alex Robert Ross
In Memoriam

I’m Sad About Diarrhea Planet Breaking Up Because I Can Spell “Diarrhea” Without Looking It Up

Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. This is sad news.
Dan Ozzi

Why Vinnie Paul's Fun-Loving Legacy Is So Important to Metal

The former Pantera drummer may be gone, but he left an indelible mark on metal's culture and attitude.
Christopher Krovatin
In Memoriam

RIP Jonathan Fire*Eater’s Stewart Lupton, Who Lived Just Shy of Stardom

The late singer fronted a band that influenced the likes of the Strokes and Yeah Yeah Yeahs, but would sadly only be a rock 'n' roll footnote.
Josh Modell
In Memoriam

Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit Has Died at 36

In a statement, the musician's family said "we are utterly devastated with the tragic loss of our beloved Scott."
Lauren O'Neill
Noisey News

Avicii's Family Have Shared a Statement Following His Death

"We are so grateful for everyone who loved Tim’s music and have precious memories of his songs."
Lauren O'Neill

Avicii Will Live Forever As An EDM Legend

The Swedish DJ and producer, who died at the age of 28, struggled in the spotlight, but his influence on EDM and its culture is permanent.
Larry Fitzmaurice
In Memoriam

An Ode to The Thermals, the Most Reliable Band in Indie Rock

Frontman Hutch Harris talks about putting the beloved power-pop project to rest after 15 years and seven albums.
Dan Ozzi
Noisey News

Mark E Smith’s Family Says He Died of Lung and Kidney Cancer

Smith's siblings have released a new statement on The Fall's website.
Lauren O'Neill