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RIP Master Fatman

Morten Lindberg (23 September 1965 – 26 March 2019), also known as “Master Fatman”, was a Danish media personality, comedian, disc jockey, film director, and singer.

In 1992, Lindberg made his debut as a film director with the movie Gayniggers from Outer Space.

RIP Keith Flint

On the morning of 4 March 2019, following concerns for his welfare, police were called to Flint’s home, in Great Dunmow, Essex, where he was found dead. The police were not treating his death as suspicious. His bandmate Liam Howlett stated via Instagram that his death was a suicide.

Keith Charles Flint, born 17 September 1969, was an English singer, musician and dancer. He was the vocalist and dancer for the electronic music band The Prodigy and sang on the group’s two 1996 UK number one singles – “Firestarter” and “Breathe”.

Rip Mark Hollis

It was reported on 25 February 2019 that Mark Hollis had died, aged 64.

Mercy on Me!

Nick Cave: Mercy on Me!

Musician, novelist, score composer and occasional actor: Nick Cave is a Renaissance man. His wide-ranging artistic output has always demonstrated an extraordinary gift for storytelling.

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Zappa taking a dump

Let’s face it, I sit on the toilet seat, and so do you. The only problem is, somebody took my picture when I was there.

RIP Ray Sawyer

Ray Sawyer, singer and vocalist with the 1970s rock band, Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show, passed away in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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R.I.P. Edgar Froese

Edgar Willmar Froese (6 June 1944 – 20 January 2015) was a German artist and electronic music pioneer, best known for founding the electronic music group Tangerine Dream. Although his solo and group recordings prior to 2003 name him as “Edgar Froese”, his solo albums from 2003 onward bear the artist name “Edgar W. Froese”.

R.I.P. Joe Cocker

John Robert “Joe” Cocker OBE (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014) was an English rock and blues singer, who came to popularity in the 1960s, and was known for his gritty voice, his spasmodic body movement in performance.

His cover of the Beatles’ “With a Little Help from My Friends” reached number one in the UK in 1968, and he performed the song live at Woodstock in 1969.

On 22 December 2014, Cocker died of lung cancer at his home in Crawford, Colorado at the age of 70.

Mandela R.I.P.

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.

Storm Thogerson R.I.P.

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Storm Elvin Thorgerson (28 February 1944 – 18 April 2013) was an English graphic designer, best known for his work for rock bands such as Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin (In Through The Outdoor), Black Sabbath, Scorpions, Genesis, Europe, Dream Theater, The Cranberries, Yourcodenameis:milo, The Mars Volta, Muse and Biffy Clyro.

A statement on the Pink Floyd official site said: “We are saddened by the news that long-time Pink Floyd graphic genius, friend and collaborator, Storm Thorgerson, has died.
“Our thoughts are with his family and many friends.”

Thorgerson began his career with UK design group Hipgnosis, founded in the late 1960s and his distinctive style made him one of the industry’s most recognisable artists.

There was the mournful-looking cow on the front of Atom Heart Mother, the burning businessman on the sleeve of Wish You Were Here, the giant pig flying over Battersea Power Station and the prism spreading a spectrum of colour across The Dark Side Of The Moon.

Karin Dreijer Andersson
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