Lou Reed, friend of the art world, Transformer and Musician died today age 71.
Reeds band Velvet Underground was originally managed by weird art guru Andy Warhol and he went on to collaborate with the likes of David Bowie and more recently, rock heavies Metallica.
It is reported that Reed recently underwent a liver transplant.
Lou Reed was 71. RIP.
NEW VID from UK band Falling Red
Vixen guitarist Jan Kuehnemund dies
The Official JSRG Facebook page statement regarding this sad news is ad follows
“It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Vixen founder and lead guitarist, Jan Kuehnemund, who lost a fierce battle with cancer on Thursday, October 10, 2013. Though most well known for her gifted guitar playing and other musical talents, Jan was a rare friend and beautiful in every sense of the word. Humble, thoughtful, loyal and kind, she was the most gracious of women, possessing the quiet strength of a true warrior. She genuinely loved and appreciated her friends and fans more than most could ever know. Those who were most fortunate to have known her and loved her are heartbroken at the loss of Jan, whose spirit will shine through her music eternally.
Jan was very courageous. Never complained. Never gave up. The cancer beat her body but it NEVER broke her spirit at any point.
Up until the actual moment that she died, she really believed she was going back home.
Jan… you will be missed.. but never forgotten.”
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