David De Sola

Posts Tagged ‘Obituaries’

Chris Cornell Remembered

I was shocked and devastated when I received a news alert from a friend late last night informing me Soundgarden singer/guitarist Chris Cornell had passed away a few hours after performing a show at a Detroit theater.  It was even more shocking and devastating to find out today that the coroner concluded Cornell had committed…

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Creative Until the Very End

Rolling Stone interviewed David Bowie producer Tony Visconti, who shed some interesting (and sad) details about Bowie’s final months.  The most interesting tidbit is that a week before his death, Bowie called Visconti telling him he had written and demoed five new songs, and wanted to get back to the studio to make another album. …

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Lemmy Kilmister Remembered

Some sad news breaking this afternoon/evening: Motörhead singer/bassist Lemmy Kilmister passed away after a short battle with cancer, according to an announcement from the surviving band members. He was 70 years old. Looking at the reactions to his passing, as well as his body of work and public persona, Lemmy was one of the few…

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Scott Weiland Remembered

Some sad news breaking late last night: ex-Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver lead singer Scott Weiland was found dead on his tour bus in Minnesota. He was 48 years old. He had been touring with a backing band the Wildabouts for the past several months in support of his most recent solo album. In…

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