Sean McCabe

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Sean McCabe November 13, 1972, in Pennsylvania Died: August 28, 2000, in Indiana Band: Ink & Dagger, Crud is the Cult Philadelphia’s Ink & Dagger was an unusual hardcore band. Over the course of its career, the band played a hypnotic fusion o

Euro-pop: Maria Serrano-Serrano

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Maria Serrano-Serrano Born: November 26, 1973, in Madrid, Spain Died: November 24, 2001, in Bassersdorf, Switzerland Band: Passion Fruit If you’ve lived in or visited Europe in the last fifteen years, you’ve heard the cheesy bubblegum sound of Euroda

The Power of 3: Bryan Ottoson

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Bryan Ottoson Born: March 18, 1978 Died: April 19, 2005 Band: American Head Charge American Head Charge’s self-released debut album caught the attention of Rick Rubin, who signed and produced The War of Art in 2001. By then the group was a supporting

El Gallo de Oro: Valentin Elizalde

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Valentin Elizalde (“The Golden Rooster”) Born: February 1, 1979, in Etchojoa, Sonora, Mexico Died: November 26, 2006, in Reynosa, Mexico The popular Mexican banda music singer Valentin Elizalde is another recent 27. Elizalde was ambushed

Malcolm Hale

Malcolm Hale Born: May 17, 1941, in Butte, Montana Died: October 30, 1968, in Chicago, Illinois Band: Spanky and Our Gang, The New Wine Singers Thanks to Spanky And Our Gang’s ’67 hits “Sunday Will Never Be The Same” and “Lazy Day,” the group is reme

Arlester “Dyke” Christian

Arlester “Dyke” Christian Born: June 13, 1943, in Buffalo, New York Died: March 13, 1971, in Phoenix, Arizona Bands: Dyke & the Blazers, The O’Jays Dyke grew up in a rough part of Buffalo, New York, and learned to be street wise at an

D. Boon of the Minutemen

Dennes Boon (“D. Boon”) Born: April 1, 1958, in Napa, California Died: December 22, 1985, on I-10 in Arizona Bands: The Minutemen, The Reactionaries This Ain’t No Picnic – The Min… Dennes Boon grew up in San Pedro, Calif

27 Fears: Amy Winehouse & Britney Spears

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Pete de Freitas: The Human Metronome behind Echo & the Bunnymen

Pete de Freitas (“Mad Louis,” “Boomerang Pete”) Born: August 2, 1961, in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago Died: June 14, 1989, in England Bands: Echo & the Bunnymen, The Sex Gods All My Colours – Echo & The

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix Born: November 27, 1942, in Seattle, Washington Died: September 18, 1970, in a London hotel room Bands: The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Band of Gypsys The guitar was an extension of Jimi, a fifth limb he relied on as much as others would a

Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison (“The Lizard King”) Born: December 8, 1943, in Melbourne, Florida Died: July 3, 1971, in Paris, France Band: The Doors Crawling King Snake – The Door… A self-styled “erotic politician,” James Douglas M

Jesse Belvin

Jesse Belvin Born: December 15, 1932, in San Antonio, Texas Died: February 6, 1960, near Hope, Arkansas Bands: The Shields, and solo. Co-writer of The Penguins’ “Earth Angel” Jesse Belvin is hardly mentioned in the annals of rock, but his contributio