The Band’s Levon Helm Loses Battle with Cancer


Levon Helm, drummer and singer for The Band, has died. He was 71. Helm, who was diagnosed with throat cancer in the 1998, passed away this afternoon in New York, surrounded by friends and family, according to a statement from his label, Vanguard Records. “He was surrounded by family, friends and band mates and will [...]

Tony Iommi Thanks Fans For Their Support


Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi has issued a statement after it was revealed that he had been diagnosed with lymphoma. The band stated that they would be moving the recording process of their new album to the U.K. so that the legendary guitarist can undergo treatment. On his website, Iommi says: “My fans, friends & colleagues [...]

Andy Williams Diagnosed With Bladder Cancer

American singer Andy Williams has begun a course of chemotherapy, following the news that he has bladder cancer. The 83 year old balladeer – most famous for hits such as ‘Can’t Take My Eyes Off You’ and ‘Butterfly’ – was diagnosed last month and began chemotherapy on October 31st, according to National Enquirer. A source [...]

Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs Dies


Apple co-founder, and visionary, Steve Jobs died Wednesday at the age of 56. Jobs, who had battled cancer for years, stepped down from his position as chief executive at Apple in January because he could “no longer meet (his) duties and expectations.”

Universal Music Store Auctions Items on Ebay to Benefit The City of Hope


Universal Music Store is auctioning several items on Ebay. All of the proceeds for these auctions go to The City of Hope. The City of Hope is an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution. They are dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The auction closes on December 21st [...]