By Donovan Farley

R.I.P. Fred Cole, Dead Moon founder has died at 69

Punk legend and Dead Moon founder Fred Cole passed away Thursday, November 9th following a battle with cancer. He was 69 years old. Cole’s wife and bandmate, Toody Cole, announced his passing in a statement posted to Pierced Arrow’s (another of Cole’s influential projects) Facebook page. You can read her statement below. Fred Cole moved to Portland, […]

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Original Faith No More vocalist Chuck Mosley has passed away

He cared a lot! Original Faith No More vocalist Chuck Mosley—who would later go on to replace H.R. in DC Hardcore Punk  group Bad Brains—has passed away. His death was “due to the disease of addiction,” according to a statement from his family. He was 57 years old. Replacing Courtney Love, who had briefly fronted the band, Mosley had  […]

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Soft Kill pay tribute to Tom Petty by covering ‘Insider’

Many are heartbroken over the the news of Tom Petty’s passing earlier this week. Even the most casual music listener has probably sung along to the well crafted songs from the florida born multi-instrumentalists catalog of music including such songs as:  “Free Fallin’, ‘Refugee’, ‘The Waiting’, ‘You Got Lucky’, ‘Don’t Come Around Here No More’, ‘Good […]

By Alex Young

R.I.P. Grant Hart, Hüsker Dü drummer has died at 56

Hüsker Dü co-founder and drummer Grant Hart has died at the age of 56. According to Variety, Hart had been battling cancer. In a statement, Hart’s Hüsker Dü singer Bob Mould wrote, “Grant Hart was a gifted visual artist, a wonderful story teller, and a frighteningly talented musician. Everyone touched by his spirit will always remember.” (Read: The […]

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Holger Czukay of influential Krautrock band Can has passed away

Holger Czukay, the bassist and co-founder of highly influential Krautrock band Can has passed away. He was at the 79 years old. According to German Newspapers, he was  found dead in the original Can studio in Weilerswist near Cologne. The band announced their shock at his passing via Facebook: “We are very sad to confirm that Holger […]

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Drab Majesty honors the memory of Cash Askew in new song ‘Oak Wood’

Our favorite interdimensional Alien darkwaver Deb Demure aka Drab Majesty has released his first new material since early 2017’s melancholic post-punk opus—The Demonstration. Available today is a new two-song 7inch, “Oak Wood b/w Egress,” which is being released for DAIS Records  10th Anniversary celebration which is being being held at The Regent in Los Angeles on Saturday. The 7 […]

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Tuxedomoon’s bassist and co-composer Peter Principle Dachert has passed away

Tuxedomoon’s bassist and co-composer, Peter Principle Dachert has sadly past away. According to  the band’s singer/multi instrumentalist Blaine L. Reininger via band’s website, he was found in his room at Les Ateliers Claus in Brussels, where Tuxedomoon had been preparing for a new tour and composing new music. The cause of death has apparently been either a heart […]

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Jonathan Demme director of The Silence of the Lambs has passed away

Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of The Silence of the Lambs and director of 1984’s Talking Heads movie Stop Making Sense(above), “died Wednesday morning from complications due to heart disease and esophageal cancer.“ as reported by Rolling Stone. He was 73. The Silence Of the Lambs, in addition to being one of the most iconic films […]

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The Chameleons’ John Lever has passed away

We at Post-Punk.com are saddened to learn that Manchester musician John Lever has passed away today. John was the drummer of the legendary Post-Punk bands such as The Chameleons  and The Sun and the Moon, having a long standing musical partnership with frontman/bassist Mark Burgess from both bands. John had initially joined Mark to reconvene […]

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Mark Tighe, founding member and guitarist of post-punk band 1919 has passed away

Share Tweet Share Share Email Mark Tighe, founding member and guitarist of original Post-Punk 1919 has passed away. There are no additional details regarding his passing at this time. The band were formed Bradford, England in late 1980 by Tighe and vocalist Ian Tilleard—initially calling themselves Heaven Seventeen. The band released 1 album and 4 singles, and performed […]