Roxanna Zoughi’s tribute to Eddie Van Halen, legendary guitarist of pioneering hard rock band Van Halen, who has died of cancer aged 65.
Last month, both Hollywood and the world suffered a shocking and devastating loss, as Chadwick Boseman passed away after a four-year-long secret battle with cancer. An outpouring of love and support have been seen from […]
On Friday 1 May, the acclaimed drummer Tony Allen passed away at the age of 79, just weeks after the release of his latest body of work, Rejoice. Allen was widely regarded as a founder of […]
Stan Lee, the legendary comic book writer and editor, sadly passed away on the 12th November at the age of 95. An icon of popular culture, he co-created a multitude of popular superhero characters alongside […]
Mark E Smith defies explanation. It’s like trying to explain the word ‘nature’ or ‘time’ to someone that doesn’t have any conception of the English language. How are you meant to describe that impish, wise […]
William Onyeabor, Nigerian disco pioneer, technicolour wizard and all-round genius has died aged 70. Despite self-releasing eight studio albums in a frenzied seven year burst of creativity into relative obscurity, his influence has lived on, […]
“I said I was ready to die recently. And I think I was exaggerating. I’ve always been into self-dramatisation. I intend to live forever.” Today, the world awoke to heartbreak. This is a sentiment that […]
‘Yo! Microphone check, one two what is this? The five-foot assassin with the roughneck business.’ The immortal opening line of A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘Buggin’ Out’ from their seminal 1991 record The Low End Theory […]
Lee, or Nelle as she was known to those close to her, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, a defining novel of 20th century American literature, has died at the age of 89. Lee’s To […]
‘No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world fade away’ Yesterday, Sir Terry Pratchett passed away naturally, surrounded by his family and cat, at the tragically early age of sixty six. […]
Richard Mayne died in July 2014 at the age of 20. He was amongst the victims of the MH17 incident over Eastern Ukraine. Mr Mayne grew up in Leicestershire and had previously attended Market Bosworth […]
American actor Robin Williams has died aged 63 at his home in California. His death is been treated by police as an apparent suicide.