Mark E. Smith, Prolific Singer of Post-Punk Group the Fall, Dead at 60

Mark E. Smith, the post-punk visionary who fronted the Fall for four decades, died on Wednesday at the age of 60.

“It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Mark E. Smith,” the band’s manager Pam Vander said in a statement. “He passed this morning at home. A more detailed statement will follow in the next few days. In the meantime, Pam & Mark’s family request privacy at

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Elton John Announces Retirement From Touring

At an emotional New York press conference Wednesday, Elton John announced that he will retire from the road after a lengthy farewell tour.

“I’m not going to be touring anymore,” he told moderator Anderson Cooper at New York’s Gotham Hall. “I’m not going to be touring and traveling the world. My priorities

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