“Sweet Pea cut a larger than life figure”, remembers Don Was. "Every one of the guys in the band looked up to him and loved him dearly".
Grammy Award-winning American cellist Lynn Harrell, one of the best-known soloists of his generation, has died at the age of 76.
Jazz saxophonist Lee Konitz died in a New York hospital on 15 April 2020 after contracting COVID-19 at the age of 92.
The jazz master was part of some of the genre’s most iconic works including ‘A Love Supreme’, ‘My Favorite Things’ and ‘Live at the Village Vanguard’ for Impulse!.
Renowned Grammy Award winning conductor Mariss Jansons, who led some of the world’s greatest orchestras, has died aged 76.
The thrash metal icons embark on the European leg of their Farewell Tour with Anthrax and Obituary also on the bill.
Goldy McJohn, a founding member of Canadian hard rockers Steppenwolf and the keyboardist who played on their biggest hits has died aged 72.
Fusing black metal, thrash, punk attitude and gore-horror imagery, the best death metal bands have pushed through some dramatic shifts over the years.
One of South Africa's biggest stars has passed away – Mandoza, 19 January 1978 – 18 September 2016.
Thrash metal established itself throughout underground clubs and tape-trading communities across the globe, thanks to the success of Anthrax, Slayer, Megadeth and Metallica.