RIP Tom Petty

2017-10-02 by Daniel Dias CONTRIBUTOR | 89 Comments
It has been confirmed that the iconic American guitarist Tom Petty, aged 66, has passed away. The musician had been on life support after being found unconscious in his Malibu home on Sunday and promptly rushed to a hospital. He had lost cerebral functions shortly before the decision to unplug the machines was made.

http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/7982021/tom-petty-off-life-support

Tagged: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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Donchivo
October 2nd 2017
587 Comments


Damn it.. another big one leaving us in 2017. His easy coolness will be missed!

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theBoneyKing
October 2nd 2017
13313 Comments


RIP.

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DoofusWainwright
Contributing Reviewer
October 2nd 2017
17127 Comments


Writing radio hits without resorting to cheese is no easy skill, dude made it look easy

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neekafat
October 2nd 2017
6904 Comments


Jesus christ, hard RIP

TVC15
October 2nd 2017
8990 Comments


Fucking dammit. Rip hard

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onionbubs
October 2nd 2017
7021 Comments


rip hard. guy was an absolute legend

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butcherboy
Contributing Reviewer
October 2nd 2017
5979 Comments


humble legend indeed.. rest in peace..

BrandoRayford
October 2nd 2017
6 Comments


RIP.

tigersbrokefree
October 2nd 2017
142 Comments


Fuck 2017

HinkHall
October 2nd 2017
156 Comments


Damn, RIP. Not too familiar with his work, but the dude had jams for sure.

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
October 2nd 2017
7637 Comments


RIP

Gonna spin this in memory

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=learning+to+fly+tom+petty

toocool4pos
October 2nd 2017
178 Comments


F

DavidShaw1213
October 2nd 2017
184 Comments


Another one totally out of the blue. Be interesting to see what happened. RIP.

Whispered4tw
October 2nd 2017
853 Comments


Very sad to hear. He made some great tunes.

Rest in peace.

foxblood
October 2nd 2017
7591 Comments


rip

ChaoticVortex
October 2nd 2017
513 Comments


Musical icons all leaving this place one after the other.

R.I.P.

Nazzadan
October 2nd 2017
1598 Comments


https://twitter.com/TheRyanParker/status/914953200809029633

HE AIN'T DEAD

Titan
October 2nd 2017
18050 Comments


fuck man

always had a soft spot for TP, especially Into The Great Wide Open

this one hurts

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
October 2nd 2017
7637 Comments


LAPD clarifies it cannot confirm Tom Petty's death

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/lapd-clarifies-cannot-confirm-tom-petty-death/




onionbubs
October 2nd 2017
7021 Comments


he has a dnr tho and is not expected to make it through the day

Drifter
October 2nd 2017
7757 Comments


R.I.P.

RogueNine
October 2nd 2017
3385 Comments


Yes, from what I gather, he may not actually be dead, but I suppose it's only a matter of time.

Nomos
October 2nd 2017
1593 Comments


Jesus christ. These past few years. I mean I know every year we're going to have notable people die, but the past few have been pretty bad for musicians.

Was never a massive fan of his, but I liked everything I heard. Running Down a Dream was looped for days straight when San Andreas came out. RIP.

outliers
October 2nd 2017
163 Comments


sad stuff. rip

danielcardoso
Contributing Reviewer
October 2nd 2017
11569 Comments


The conflicting reports on his condition are messing me up right now, i don't know what to think.

outliers
October 2nd 2017
163 Comments


looks like he's still on life support

theBoneyKing
October 2nd 2017
13313 Comments


What I gather is that even if he isn't dead at the moment it is almost certain he will be very soon.

DominionMM1
October 2nd 2017
15297 Comments


still holding out hope

Jethro42
October 2nd 2017
15141 Comments


Oh noooooooooo!!!

hasan
October 2nd 2017
767 Comments


Put a foto of Tom on the web site main page the top i am sad

VirtualBlaze
October 2nd 2017
660 Comments


Yup, I came here to say his death hasn't been confirmed.

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VirtualBlaze
October 2nd 2017
660 Comments


He was taken off life support. Family has a do-not-resuscitate order.
So now it's really RIP.

Sunnyvale
October 2nd 2017
742 Comments


RIP

One of my musical heroes, a class act, and a true legend of the rock spirit.

Kompys2000
October 2nd 2017
964 Comments


Hard RIP. Dude soundtracked a decent portion of my childhood- My mom's always been a big Heartbreakers fan, played their shit all the time when I was a kid. Feels almost like I lost a relative...

50iL
October 2nd 2017
4447 Comments


Never a big fan, but still a bad loss.
RIP

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rodrigo90
October 2nd 2017
3451 Comments


According to what I'm reading he's still alive, or not, damn newspapers got confusing with their headlines.

robotmagician
October 2nd 2017
536 Comments


yeah it’s being reported that it was a mistake and he’s not dead but who knows

Dewinged
October 2nd 2017
7041 Comments


Oh damn, I saw the news he had a heart attack. Sad he didn't make it. R.I.P. (if it's confirmed)

TheFantasticDangler
October 2nd 2017
1815 Comments


He has lost cerebral function. Whether he is 'actually dead' or not is semantics. Hes not coming back.

Absolute legend though, RIP. I just never realized how many hits this guy had, and all of them well written ones too.

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robotmagician
October 2nd 2017
536 Comments


yeah meant to say that it doesn’t seem like there are reports refuting the fact that he’s now brain dead. either way he’s essentially gone. i never listened to him much at all but this is sad

Epicenter
October 2nd 2017
247 Comments


I did not need to know this.

RIP

Minushuman24
October 2nd 2017
1079 Comments


god damn, this sucks so much
RIP

Conmaniac
Contributing Reviewer
October 2nd 2017
20133 Comments


yeah this is a shitty day. RIP

Yep321
October 2nd 2017
151 Comments


well i guess its time to roll another joint

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Faraudo
October 2nd 2017
1811 Comments


Fake news.

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Baehr52
October 2nd 2017
1 Comments


This is just sad tbh, I am truly thankful to have seen him live on 2 occasions. R.I.P to an amazing musician.

someguest
October 2nd 2017
29085 Comments


the pioneer of mumble rock

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RaylanCrowder
October 2nd 2017
64 Comments


He's not dead yet people: https://globalnews.ca/news/3781779/tom-pettys-daughter-instagram-not-dead/

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Green Baron
October 2nd 2017
24133 Comments


he's going to die within the next day

drasticaction74
October 2nd 2017
1850 Comments


Still alive as of this comment

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someguest
October 2nd 2017
29085 Comments


how else would you be typing?

Satellite
October 2nd 2017
25690 Comments


you're in my thoughts and prayers, drasticaction74.

someguest
October 2nd 2017
29085 Comments


lmao

TheFantasticDangler
October 2nd 2017
1815 Comments


Hes on life support and has no cerebral function. Its merely until the family decides to let him go.

Green Baron
October 3rd 2017
24133 Comments


Now he's officially dead.

sugarcubes
October 3rd 2017
224 Comments


He's gone for real this time... https://pitchfork.com/news/tom-petty-is-dead-at-66/

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joesmoe4000
October 3rd 2017
584 Comments


yup Petty's manager confirmed his passing this sucks! R.I.P. Tom P.

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Arcade
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2017
8500 Comments


bumping Full Moon Fever all day

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coldheaven
October 3rd 2017
520 Comments


WHY DA FUK HE DED

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Tunaboy45
October 3rd 2017
15690 Comments


well this fucking sucks

fullautorpg
October 3rd 2017
71 Comments


A legendary artist has gone before his time. RIP Tom Petty, your music will stand the test of time.

BHAR
October 3rd 2017
231 Comments


I'll miss you.

Divaman
October 3rd 2017
1604 Comments


Sad. The guy was a steady performer for decades. RIP.

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theBoneyKing
October 3rd 2017
13313 Comments


So much nostalgia for Damn the Torpedoes. :,(

MO
October 3rd 2017
22049 Comments


ugh still pretty young too...damn what a legend

hard RIP

CygnusX1
October 3rd 2017
226 Comments


RIP

EyesWideShut
October 3rd 2017
4615 Comments


RIP Mr. Petty aka Lucky from King of the Hill

BlacKapes
October 3rd 2017
1927 Comments


wow RIP, this is the worst tragedy that has happened in a long time

mvdu
October 3rd 2017
722 Comments


One of my favorite rockers. He will be missed.

bigguytoo9
October 3rd 2017
416 Comments


Caught him 4x before he passed. Last show I saw was August 2017. What a legend gone, I dont even have words. Rest In Power Mr. Petty. Smoke some fat ones wherever you are now.

Sunnyvale
October 3rd 2017
742 Comments


When the time gets right, I'm gonna pick you up, and take you far away from trouble my love, under a big old sky

Storm In A Teacup
October 3rd 2017
22388 Comments


"These past few years. I mean I know every year we're going to have notable people die, but the past few have been pretty bad for musicians."

How many famous musicians were there 100 years ago? How many 90, or 80 years ago? It's not critical thinking.

Jasdevi087
October 4th 2017
4706 Comments


well all the ones from 100 years ago are already dead

Storm In A Teacup
October 4th 2017
22388 Comments


okay, maybe it is critical thinking.

Jasdevi087
October 4th 2017
4706 Comments


yes

Storm In A Teacup
October 4th 2017
22388 Comments


no, people just get caught in the moment and are ignorant.

Storm In A Teacup
October 4th 2017
22388 Comments


but me, im free, free fallin

CrazyDiamond7
October 5th 2017
236 Comments


2017's really starting to look like 2016 right now.

R.I.P.

Pajolero
October 5th 2017
924 Comments


FUCK

Ziguvan
October 5th 2017
616 Comments


Hate his songs, all of them.
But still, RIP Tom Petty.

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theBoneyKing
October 5th 2017
13313 Comments


^ hipster alert

Ziguvan
October 5th 2017
616 Comments


Eat shit, theBoneyKing!

smaugman
October 5th 2017
4499 Comments


Tbh ive only heard free fallin’, and it’s a pretty boring song

Pajolero
October 5th 2017
924 Comments


Tom Petty rules you dumb nerd

Austintatious
October 5th 2017
93 Comments


are you 12? @smaugman

smaugman
October 5th 2017
4499 Comments


Im 12 because i think it’s boring? Weird logic

c0nf1n3d
October 6th 2017
315 Comments


A legend. RIP.

cor22222
October 7th 2017
253 Comments


Never listen to his music :'( RIP

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Eons
November 15th 2017
1047 Comments


''Writing radio hits without resorting to cheese is no easy skill, dude made it look easy''

It's been a while but I just wanted to point out how true this is.



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