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Sean McCabe of Ink & Dagger – Rockers Who Died at Age 27
Sounding like a more agitated version of Minor Threat/Fugazi legend Ian MacKaye, Ink & Dagger singer Sean McCabe had an unruly vocal delivery that perfectly complemented Don Devore’s rubbery guitar riffs. McCabe’s magnetic stage presence and dark yet often humorous lyrics -- something sorely lac…
Nate Niec of No Holds Barred – Rockers Who Died at Age 27
Georgia musician Nate Niec might not have been a household name, but the bassist definitely left his mark in his community. In addition to playing bass in punk bands like No Holds Barred and Das Maniacs, Niec worked at a camp for traumatized children and even did some acting work, playing a monster …
Rockers We’ve Lost in 2013
The alternative music community has unfortunately bid farewell to some of its key members in 2013. From pioneering DJs to keyboardists who never became household names, all were artists who helped change the course of the music we love, and for that, we salute these late greats with the brief tribut…
Art Brut, ‘Summer Job’ – Depressing Summer Songs
Eddie Argos has never been worried about looking uncool. Since forming Art Brut in 2003 -- an event he geekishly chronicles on the tune 'We Formed a Band' -- he's penned four albums of self-skewering songs about heartbreak, sexual dysfunction and his love of comic books, among other e…

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