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Babymetal guitarist Mikio Fujioka dead at 36

Mikio Fujioka, a rocker for the popular Japanese band Babymetal, has died. He was 36. His death was confirmed by the pop-metal group, which honored their longtime guitarist in a post to social media. “The “Little” Guitar Kami of #BABYMETAL ...

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Motörhead guitarist Eddie ‘Fast Eddie’ Clarke dead at 67

The last surviving member of Motörhead’s “classic” line-up, Eddie Clarke, has died. Best-known as “Fast Eddie,” the guitarist peacefully passed away on Wednesday after suffering from pneumonia, the band announced on Facebook. He was predeceased by Motörhead frontman Lemmy (Ian ...

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INXS guitarist misses days when you could slap women on the butt

INXS guitarist Kirk Pengilly longs for the days when it apparently wasn’t considered sexual harassment to “slap a woman on the butt.” Pengilly gave an interview to The Sydney Morning Herald on Thursday in which he discussed the mounting allegations ...

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Malcolm Young, AC/DC co-founder and guitarist, dead at 64 

Head-banging hero Malcolm Young, the hard-riffing rhythm guitarist and co-founder of metal giants AC/DC, died after a battle with dementia that forced his 2014 retirement. Young, 64, passed away peacefully Saturday with his family at his bedside, according to a ...

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Guitarist from hardcore punk band wins close City Council race

Talk about rockin’ the vote. Democrat Justin Brannan, who once played guitar in hardcore bands Indecision and Most Precious Blood, won a New York City Council seat Tuesday. Brannan, who was endorsed by The News, defeated Republican John Quaglione by ...

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Ronnie Wood, Rolling Stones guitarist, has lung lesion removed

A spokesperson for Ronnie Wood says the Rolling Stones guitarist has had a lung lesion successfully removed and is expected to make a full recovery. Wood, who turns 70 next week, says in a statement that he is ...

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NYC guitarist Adam Roth dead at 57

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, December 17, 2015, 6:39 PM Nick Solares Roth was a longtime fixture in the Lower East Side music scene. Adam Roth, a musician and composer who worked with a wide range of talent that stretched ...

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