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Rock Cellar Magazine
September 14, 2021
Rest in Peace, Norm Macdonald: Comedian, Actor, ‘SNL’ Alum Dies at 61 After Private Cancer Battle

Norm Macdonald, the popular comedian whose stint on Saturday Night Live in the 1990s (and specifically his hosted Weekend Update segments) has died at the age of 61 after a...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 30, 2021
Rest in Peace, Jamaican Dub/Reggae Pioneer Lee “Scratch” Perry: 1936-2021

Lee “Scratch” Perry, one of the foremost influences and icons in Jamaican/dancehall and reggae music and a central figure in its history, passed away over the weekend at the age...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 30, 2021
Comedy Icon Ed Asner Dies at 91, Remembered by Peers and Fans

Ed Asner passed away over the weekend at age 91, it was confirmed by the comedy legend’s family in a statement shared to social media on Sunday: We are sorry...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 24, 2021
Rest in Peace, Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones: Legendary Drummer Passes Away at 80

Charlie Watts, longtime drummer of the Rolling Stones, has passed away at the age of 80. The news was shared by a spokesperson for the legendary drummer on Tuesday: “It...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 13, 2021
Rest in Peace, Folk/Country Singer/Songwriter Nanci Griffith: 1953-2021

Friday afternoon, word broke that Nanci Griffith, the folk/country singer/songwriter known for classics such as “Once in a Very Blue Moon,” “Outbound Train” and “Love at the Five and Dime”...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 3, 2021
Rest in Peace, Paul Cotton of the Band Poco: 1943-2021

Singer/songwriter Paul Cotton, who made a name for himself as the guitarist/singer of Los Angeles-based country rock/Americana band Poco after taking over for Jim Messina in 1970, has passed away...


Rock Cellar Magazine
July 29, 2021
ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill Dies at 72, Remembered by Band Mates, Peers and Musicians

Dusty Hill, bassist of Texas rock legends ZZ Top, has died at the age of 72 , according to a statement released by his band mates Billy Gibbons and Frank...


Rock Cellar Magazine
July 26, 2021
Rest in Peace John Hutchinson, Jazz Guitarist/Early David Bowie Musical Colleague and “Space Oddity” Collaborator

John Hutchinson, a jazz guitarist with a special connection to David Bowie, passed away recently from a “long illness,” it was confirmed by Bowie’s social media accounts in a message...


Rock Cellar Magazine
July 20, 2021
Four Years Later: Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park

The piece below originally ran on July 24, 2017, four days after Chester Bennington of Linkin Park was found dead in his Southern California home of a suspected suicide. In...


Rock Cellar Magazine
July 6, 2021
Uriah Heep Mourns ‘Incomprehensible’ Passing of Former Singer John Lawton, Dead at 74

John Lawton, who served as lead vocalist for the English bands Lucifer’s Friend and Uriah Heep (from 1976-1979 primarily, before reconnecting with the group in later years, as recently as...