Articles tagged obituary

Obituary: Ten Thousand Ways to Die

Is it a single with live bonus material or a live album with studio tracks? Either way, Obituary still kicks major corpse with Ten Thousand Ways to Die.

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28 Oct 2014 // 1:05 AM

Obituary: Inked in Blood

On their ninth album, Obituary continue to deliver ash-blackened riffage and unintelligible, swamp-creature squeals straight from the bile sac.

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18 Mar 2010 // 4:14 AM

AUSTIN, Texas — I was supposed to go out and hear some music. I didn’t know if it would be some clanging revelation, a sound

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15 Feb 2010 // 1:20 AM

DETROIT — With a keen musical ear and an early love of the stage, Doug Fieger was a student at Oak Park, Mich.‘s Clinton Junior

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Kate McGarrigle, the Canadian singer and songwriter who, with her sister Anna, recorded a string of critically acclaimed albums of literate and wistfully romantic homespun

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31 Dec 2009 // 4:00 AM

There was sad news for indie- and folk-rock followers over the long Christmas weekend: Vic Chesnutt, the plainspoken but poetic singer-songwriter from Athens, Ga., who

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(Abaca Press/MCT) Patrick Swayze, the two-fisted Texan who danced like a god, died Monday in Los Angeles after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He

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27 Aug 2009 // 8:46 AM

NEW YORK — Ellie Greenwich, the pop songwriter best known for such “girl group” hits as “Leader of the Pack,” died Wednesday at St. Luke’s

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24 Aug 2009 // 2:47 AM

CHICAGO — Lead tenor John E. Carter had the good fortune to perform with two important R&B groups: the Flamingos and the Dells. And

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14 Aug 2009 // 2:32 AM

Les Paul: ‘He changed the face of rock ‘n’ roll’

Who will mourn Les Paul, the world-famous musician and inventor who died Thursday at age 94? Anyone who’s ever been in a recording studio. Anyone

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13 Aug 2009 // 11:51 AM

Guitar legend Les Paul dies at 94

MILWAUKEE — Les Paul, the Waukesha, Wis.-born genius who rose to become one of the most influential musicians in the 20th century, has died at

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7 Aug 2009 // 11:26 AM

CHICAGO — Walley World? John Hughes came up with that one. Ferris Bueller on the town? Hughes. The formula behind the “Home Alone” phenomenon? Add three

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20 Jul 2009 // 3:49 AM

NEW YORK — Frank McCourt, who won a Pulitzer Prize and international acclaim for his first book, the autobiographical “Angela’s Ashes,” published when the author

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18 Jul 2009 // 4:46 AM

(Marcio Jose Sanchez/Kansas City Star/MCT) ORLANDO, Fla. — Walter Cronkite formed such a powerful bond with viewers that the CBS anchor came to be

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26 Jun 2009 // 6:00 AM

(Abaca Press/MCT) I got to interview Michael Jackson only once, at the family home in Encino, Calif. This was on the occasion of his 2

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26 Jun 2009 // 4:38 AM

(Abaca Press/MCT) NEW YORK — Michael Jackson always was a bundle of contradictions. Painfully shy in person, the man behind “Thriller,” the biggest-selling album in

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26 Jun 2009 // 4:32 AM

(Ollivier-MF/Abaca Press/MCT) Farrah Fawcett defined celebrity. She easily embodied the old-school definition of that multifaceted word. She was a pop-culture icon who time

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Long Live the King: Remembering Michael Jackson

As the world mourns the passing of its definitive pop star, we must ask ourselves why his death means so much to us -- and where the legacy of one of the greatest entertainers of all time now stands.

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4 Jun 2009 // 2:50 AM

(James F. Quinn/Chicago Tribune/MCT) CHICAGO — Koko Taylor more than once said she hoped that when she died, it would be on stage, doing

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26 May 2009 // 2:18 AM

CHICAGO — Jay Bennett, a former member of Chicago-based rock band Wilco, died Sunday, according to a posting on the Web site of his record label.

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