obituary

RIP Virgil Howe

The Little Barrie drummer has suddenly passed away, aged just 41, on the eve of the band's 14-date UK tour.

Ray Davies RIP

Ray Davies, composer and PRS for Music Members Benevolent Fund chairman, has sadly passed away, aged 89.

RIP Robert Miles

Robert Miles, PRS for Music member and writer of huge global hit Children, has sadly passed away.

RIP Pete Burns

Pete Burns, singer and founder of pop group Dead Or Alive, has sadly died aged 57.

RIP Dave Swarbrick

Dave Swarbrick, a folk musician best known for his work with legendary folk act Fairport Convention, has passed away.

RIP Prince

Prince, one of pop’s most pioneering and influential artists, has sadly passed away aged 57.