RIP Archive

  • Former Stereophonics drummer Stuart Cable was found dead this morning, according to police reports. A cause of death has not yet been confirmed, but police have said the death is... 0

    News: Stuart Cable found dead

    Former Stereophonics drummer Stuart Cable was found dead this morning, according to police reports. A cause of death has not yet been confirmed, but police have said the death is...

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  • RIP Gerry Ryan. A legend of a broadcaster. However, I’m not going to merely post a “news” story of his death in order to get some quick traffic and increase... 0

    List: Top 5 Richie Kavanagh Tracks

    RIP Gerry Ryan. A legend of a broadcaster. However, I’m not going to merely post a “news” story of his death in order to get some quick traffic and increase...

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  • It is with great sadness that I post news about the death of modern-day punk (or garage rock) legend Jay Reatard. Jay made my Best Albums of 2008 list and... 0

    RIP: Jay Reatard

    It is with great sadness that I post news about the death of modern-day punk (or garage rock) legend Jay Reatard. Jay made my Best Albums of 2008 list and...

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  • Sad sad day yesterday, Vic Chesnutt (not Chestnutt) died after lapsing into a coma on Christmas Eve. Here’s the message from his record label. Surrounded by family and friends, Vic... 0

    RIP: Vic Chesnutt

    Sad sad day yesterday, Vic Chesnutt (not Chestnutt) died after lapsing into a coma on Christmas Eve. Here’s the message from his record label. Surrounded by family and friends, Vic...

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  • Jerry Fuchs, the drummer from New York dance-punk group !!! (pronounced Chk Chk Chk), has died after trying to jump from a lift in Williamsburg, New York. Jerry was 34.... 0

    RIP: Jerry Fuchs, !!! (chk chk chk) drummer

    Jerry Fuchs, the drummer from New York dance-punk group !!! (pronounced Chk Chk Chk), has died after trying to jump from a lift in Williamsburg, New York. Jerry was 34....

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  • As you’ve all heard by now, Boyzone singer (and solo artist in his own right) Stephen Gately sadly passed away Saturday night/Sunday morning. This was a huge shock to the... 0

    Tribute: Stephen Gately 1976-2009

    As you’ve all heard by now, Boyzone singer (and solo artist in his own right) Stephen Gately sadly passed away Saturday night/Sunday morning. This was a huge shock to the...

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  • Michael Jackson, you will be missed. You were the greatest musician since Elvis, and left just as big an impact. I was due to go to one of his 50... 3

    Watch: Michael Jackson, RDS, Dublin, 1997

    Michael Jackson, you will be missed. You were the greatest musician since Elvis, and left just as big an impact. I was due to go to one of his 50...

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  • The death knell has come. Ireland’s best contemporary music publication State Magazine will no longer be released in physical form. This is sad, sad news, as it was so much... 0

    News: State Magazine RIP

    The death knell has come. Ireland’s best contemporary music publication State Magazine will no longer be released in physical form. This is sad, sad news, as it was so much...

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  • Great post on Mixtape4Melfi honouring what would have been Mic’s 39th birthday (yesterday):http://mixtape4melfi.blogspot.com/2008/09/mic-christophers-birthday-remembrance.html As some of you know, Mic’s Skylarkin is my favourite album ever. And that’s a mighty fine... 0

    RIP: Mic Christopher

    Great post on Mixtape4Melfi honouring what would have been Mic’s 39th birthday (yesterday):http://mixtape4melfi.blogspot.com/2008/09/mic-christophers-birthday-remembrance.html As some of you know, Mic’s Skylarkin is my favourite album ever. And that’s a mighty fine...

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  • I was never the biggest fan of the Dubliners. It was more the kind of music my Dad listened to. But I respected Ronnie Drew as a man. I had... 0

    RIP: Ronnie Drew, Leroi Moore

    I was never the biggest fan of the Dubliners. It was more the kind of music my Dad listened to. But I respected Ronnie Drew as a man. I had...

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