Originally posted by the article Burnside was considered one of the last great purveyors of North Mississippi hill country blues. He garnered cult-hero status in 1996, when he and his band teamed up with jam rockers the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion for A Ass Pocket of Whiskey, which successfully incorporated punk with the blues.
I promise that it is not my personal quest to make the music section an obituary page. There just seem to be a lot of the greats moving on lately.
"The Chia Pet: When not bothering to give you a gift at all isn't enough to reveal how much I hate you."
Coil founder John Balance (a.k.a. Jhonn Balance) was killed on Saturday in an accident at his home. He was 42. Balance founded Coil in 1983 as a solo Psychic TV side project; Peter Christopherson joined in 1984.