Metal Icon Passes at 67

Ronald James Padavona a.k.a. Ronnie James Dio [67]
* 1942.06.10 @ Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA
+ 2010.05.16 @ Houston, Texas, USA (stomach cancer)

vocalist, bassist, guitarist, trumpetist

The Vegas Kings, Ronnie & The Ramblers, Ronnie And The Red Caps, Ronnie Dio & The Prophets, The Electric Elves, The Elves, Elf, Rainbow, Dio, Black Sabbath, Heaven And Hell

Ronald James Padavona a.k.a. Ronnie James Dio [67]
* 1942.06.10 @ Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Estados Unidos
+ 2010.05.16 @ Houston, Texas, Estados Unidos (cáncer de estómago)

vocalista, bajista, guitarrista, trompetista

The Vegas Kings, Ronnie & The Ramblers, Ronnie And The Red Caps, Ronnie Dio & The Prophets, The Electric Elves, The Elves, Elf, Rainbow, Dio, Black Sabbath, Heaven And Hell

[Official Website]

[Wikipedia entry]

Sparklehorse leader commited suicide

Mark Linkous (47)
*1962.. @ Arlington, Virginia, USA
+2010.03.06 @ Knoxville, Tenesse, USA (shot himself at the heart in front of a friend´s house)

vocalist, guitarist, pianist

Dancing Hoods, Sparklehorse

Mark Linkous (47)
*1962.. @ Arlington, Virginia, Estados Unidos
+2010.03.06 @ Knoxville, Tenesse, Estados Unidos (se disparó al corazón frente a la casa de un amigo)

vocalista, guitarrista, pianista

Dancing Hoods, Sparklehorse

[Sparklehorse official website]

[Wikipedia entry]

Jay Reatard found dead

Jimmy Lee Lindsey, Jr. a.k.a. Jay Reatard (29)
*1980.05.01 @ Lilbourn, Missouri, USA
+2010.01.13 @ Memphis, Tenesse, USA (found dead while sleeping)

vocalist, guitarist, bassist, keyboardist

solo, The Reatards, Lost Sounds, Bad Times, The Final Solutions, Nervous Patterns, Angry Angles, Terror Visions, Destruction Unit

Jimmy Lee Lindsey, Jr. (Jay Reatard) (29)
*1980.05.01 @ Lilbourn, Missouri, Estados Unidos
+2010.01.13 @ Memphis, Tenesse, Estados Unidos (encontrado muerto mientras dormía por un amigo a las 3:30 hrs)

vocalista, guitarrista, bajista, tecladista

solo, The Reatards, Lost Sounds, Bad Times, The Final Solutions, Nervous Patterns, Angry Angles, Terror Visions, Destruction Unit

[Official Website]

[Wikipedia Entry]

Godsticks former drummer dies at 33

Aaron Evans (33)
*1976 @ UK
+2009.11.17 @ UK (heart attack)

drummer

Godsticks

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Aaron Evans (33)
*1976 @ UK
+2009.11.17 @ UK (ataque cardíaco)

baterista

Godsticks

Soft Machine bassist dies of leukaemia

Hugh Colin Hopper (64)
*1945.04.29 @ Canterbury, Kent, England
+2009.06.07 @ London, England (leukaemia)

bassist

Daevid Allen Trio, The Wilde Flowers (no records released), Soft Machine, Stomu Yamashta’s East Wind, Isotope, Gilgamesh, Hopper Dean Tippett Gallivan, Keith Tippett’s Ark, Soft Head, Soft Heap, In Cahoots, SoftWorks, Soft Bounds, Pip Pyle’s Equip Out, Soft Machine Legacy, Hugh Hopper Franglo-Dutch Band

Hugh Colin Hopper (64)
*1945.04.29 @ Canterbury, Kent, Inglaterra
+2009.06.07 @ Londres, Inglaterra (leucemia)

bajista

Daevid Allen Trio, The Wilde Flowers (sin discos), Soft Machine, Stomu Yamashta’s East Wind, Isotope, Gilgamesh, Hopper Dean Tippett Gallivan, Keith Tippett’s Ark, Soft Head, Soft Heap, In Cahoots, SoftWorks, Soft Bounds, Pip Pyle’s Equip Out, Soft Machine Legacy, Hugh Hopper Franglo-Dutch Band

Nacha Pop’s singer/songwriter dies at 51

Antonio Vega Tallés (51)
*1957.12.16 @ Madrid, España
+2009.05.12 @ Hospital Puerta de Hierro, Madrid, España (cáncer de pulmón, tras ser internado por una neumonía)

guitar, harmonica, voice

Nacha Pop, solo

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Antonio Vega Tallés (51)
*1957.12.16 @ Madrid, Spain
+2009.05.12 @ Hospital Puerta de Hierro, Madrid, Spain (lung cancer thru a pneumonia)

guitar, harmonica, voice

Nacha Pop, solo

[Official website]

[Wikipedia entry]

Lynyrd Synyrd bassist dies at 48

Donald “Ean” Evans (48)

*1960 Atlanta, Georgia, USA
+2009.05.06 Columbus, Mississippi, USA (cancer)

bassist

Oulaws, Lynyrd Skynyrd

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Donald “Ean” Evans (48)

*1960 Atlanta, Georgia, Estados Univods
+2009.05.06 Columbus, Mississippi, Estados Unidos  (cáncer)

bajista

Oulaws, Lynyrd Skynyrd