Monday, May 21, 2012

Quick News

After the passings of Adam "MCA" Yauch and Donna Summer, another legend passed away. Robin Gibb of The Bee-Gee's passed after a long battle with cancer. He was 62-years-old. Our thoughts go out to his family and fans around the world.

Also, another passing over the weekend, Crowded House drummer, Peter Jones passed away at 45-years-old. The band said on a statement on their website, "We are in mourning today for the death of Peter Jones. We remember him as a warm-hearted, funny and talented man, who was a valuable member of Crowded House. He played with style and spirit. We salute him and send our love and best thoughts to his family and friends." Jones was the second drummer in the band and passed from a battle with brain cancer.

On a positive note, thousands of spectators turned out to see rockers Muse carry the Olympic Torch as it arrived in England this weekend. The sci-fi power-trio ran over local landmark Shaldon Bridge into Teignmouth.