2023 News Archives

December 2023

  • RIP Denny Laine, founder of Moody Blues,Wings (New York Times, December 6)

November 2023

  • RIP Shane MacGowan, of The Pogues dead at 65 (Rolling Stone, November 30)
  • Jean Knight of "Mr. Big Stuff" fame, dies at 80 (New York Times, November 28)
  • Axl Rose, accused of sexual assault, denies claim (People, November 22)
  • Shakira reaches deal in Spanish tax case (New York Times, November 20)
  • Swift tour encounters problems in Brazil, including a fan's death (New York Times, November 19)
  • Sean Combs aka Puff Daddy accused of rape, abuse in lawsuit (New York Times, November 16)

October 2023

  • Creed announces first tour in more than a decade (Pollstar, October 30)
  • RIP Rudolph Isley, founder of The Isley Brothers  (New York Times, October 12)

September 2023

  • Aerosmith postpones tour dates due to Tyler's health (Boston Globe, September 29)
  • Former gang leader arrested in Tupac shooting (New York Times, September 29)
  • Springsteen postpones September shows due to ulcer (New York Times, September 6)
  • Stones release new song, announce album coming in October (Standard Time, September 6)
  • Gary Wright, of "Dream Weaver" fame, dies at 80 (Variety, September 5)
  • Steve Harwell, lead singer of Smashmouth, dies at 56 (New York Times, September 5)

August 2023

  • RIP A&M label rounder Jerry Moss (New York Times, August 17)
  • Rodriguez, singer rediscovered, passes away (New York Times, August 9)
  • RIP Robbie Robertson of The Band, dies at 80 (Variety, August 9)
  • Ye performs with Travis Scott (New York Times, August 8)
  • Rapper Tory Lanez gets 10 years for Megan the Stallion shooting (People, August 8)
  • Former tour dancers sue Lizzo for sexual harrassment (Billboard, August 1)

July 2023

June 2023

  • Madonna postpones tour due to bacterial infection (New York Times, June 28)
  • Rammstein lead singer investigated by police over alleged sexual assaults (New York Times, June 15)
  • Pianist George Winston, dies of cancer at 73 (Rolling Stone, June 7)
  • Braziian singer Astrud Gilberto of "The Girl From Ipanema" fame, dies at 83 (New York Times, June 6)

May 2023

  • Tina Turner dies at 83 (The Telegraph, May 24)
  • The Smiths' bassist Andy Rourke dies at 59 (New York Times, May 19)
  • Ed Sheeran wins Gaye copyright case over "Let's Get It On" (New York Times, May 4)
  • Aerosmith bids adieu with Peace Out Tour (Standard Time, May 1)
  • Gordon Lightfoot dies at 82 (Billboard, May 1)

March 2023

February 2023

January 2023

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