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Legendary Bassist Tim Bogert Has Passed Away (1944-2021)

Rock’s legendary bassist and founding member of Vanilla Fudge and Cactus, Tim Bogert has passed away. Our memorial reflection to his passing can be found on PiercingMetal.com by clicking HERE.

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This Just In: Bassist/Vocalist Marko Hietala Exits Nightwish

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Dear people. I am leaving Nightwish and my public life.
For a quite a few years now I haven’t been able to feel validated by this life. We have streaming company big guns demanding 9/5 work from artists of inspiration while unfairly sharing the profits. Even among the artists. We’re the banana republic of the music industry. Biggest tour promoters squeeze percentages even from our own merchandise…

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Legendary Bassist Jack Bruce Has Passed Away (10/25/2014)

With great levels of musical sadness I must share the news that the legendary bassist of the band Cream, Mr. Jack Bruce has passed away at age 71. The news broke earlier today.

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To say that Jack Bruce was an influential musician to scores of bassists and even guitarists would be an understatement. Over the years of my own musical interests, I found the contributions that Cream gave to the world…

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Slipknot’s Paul Gray Has Died: R.I.P #2

Slipknot’s founding bassist Paul Gray has died. Our Memorial to his memory can be found on PiercingMetal.com by clicking HERE.

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Tweeting About: Type O Negative’s Peter Steele Passing Away

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