“Without him there wouldn’t have been any Smiths,” Johnny Marr said in a statement.
Carey Lander, the keyboardist for Scottish indie-pop outfit Camera Obscura, has died of cancer.
Steve Mackay, who played saxophone for the Stooges, has died at age 66.
The wife of the late Frank Zappa and "grand dame" of the Zappa Family Trust was vital in keeping her husband's creative legacy alive.
Bob Johnston, who produced iconic albums from Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen and others, has died at 83.
Jazz Summers -- the manager behind artists like the Verve, Snow Patrol, Scissor Sisters, Wham! and more -- has died at age 71 from lung cancer.
Legendary drum stick manufacturer Vic Firth has passed away. He was 85 years old.
Don Joyce, the lead vocalist for experimental San Francisco collective Negativland, has passed away at the age of 71.
Pioneering electronic musician Dieter Moebius has passed away at age 71; a cause of death has not been announced.
We’re saddened to share the surprising news of Josh Greenberg’s death at the age of 28.