Benjamin Curtis, founding guitarist for School of Seven Bells and former member of Secret Machines and Tripping Daisy, died on Sunday, Dec. 29, after a battle with T-cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, a rare form of cancer. He was 35.
Last month, we shared the sad news that Benjamin Curtis of New York-based outfit School of Seven Bells had been diagnosed with a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer found in the lymphatic system. Now comes word of a way to help fund Curtis' treatment.
Some sad news to report: Benjamin Curtis of New York-based outfit School of Seven Bells has been diagnosed with a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer found in the lymphatic system. The good news: the cancer is treatable, but, as bandmate Alley Deheza reveals, it will take a “pretty aggressive” form chemotherapy to battle it.
School of Seven Bells are gearing up to release a new EP titled 'Put Your Sad Down' on Nov. 13, and in advance of that, they've posted the disc's second track, 'Secret Days.' The first original material SVIIB have issued since their album 'Ghostory' dropped in February, 'Secret Days' offers a little glimpse at the band's future -- but as the band explained recently, also a bit of its past.
First rap superstar Lil Wayne taught the world 'How to Love' when he dropped the track as the third single from his most recent album, last year's 'Tha Carter IV,' and now School of Seven Bells are trying their hand at spreading the 'Love.' They've released a cover of the tune, and you can check it out now streaming below.
New York's School of Seven Bells have a new video out for their song 'The Night.' The clip is the winning entry of a contest hosted by the band and Genero.tv, who asked filmmakers across the globe to submit their own visual interpretation of the song.