2005 – Bob Moog, inventor of his namesake range of… Read more

2005 – Bob Moog, inventor of his namesake range of…

2005 – Bob Moog, inventor of his namesake range of synthesizers and one of the most significant figures in the evolution of electronic music, dies at his home in Asheville, N.C. He is 71. A native of N.Y., Moog was diagnosed with brain cancer in late April and had since undergone radiation treatment and chemotherapy. […]

2005 – Metal DJ “Tommy Vance” dies… Read more

2005 – Metal DJ “Tommy Vance” dies…

2005 – Metal DJ “Tommy Vance” dies from a stroke. His  claim to fame is a a Rock show played on Friday nights for the BBC. Introduced by “Radio One” introduced audiences to the New British wave of Heavy Metal bands. Bands like Iron Maiden and Def Leppard. Tommy Vance, born Richard Anthony Crispian Francis […]

2004 – Nick and Mary Yankovic, the parents of “Wei… Read more

2004 – Nick and Mary Yankovic, the parents of “Wei…

2004 – Nick and Mary Yankovic, the parents of “Weird Al” Yankovic, die of carbon monoxide poisoning in their Fallbrook, Calif., home on. Their accidental Deathss are caused by a fire burning without an open flue. Alfred Matthew “Weird Al” Yankovic (pronounced /ˈjæŋkəvɪk/; born October 23, 1959) is an American singer, musician, actor, satirist, parodist, […]