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The Tragically Hip streaming final show (which is this weekend)

The Canadian rock royalty's frontman was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in late 2015.

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Anthrax add intimate cancer benefit at Saint Vitus to tour

During their tour with Slayer, thrash legends Anthrax will play a cancer benefit at what Joey Belladonna is saying "has to be the most intimate show [they've] played since the early 80s."

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(photo via Jon Wurster)
(photo via Jon Wurster)
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John Stabb of Government Issue, RIP

We're sad to report that Government Issue's John Stabb (real name John Schroeder), who had been battling stomach cancer, died on Saturday (5/7)...

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Fuck Tumors Hardcore Benefit
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Cro-Mags, Sheer Terror, CIV & more playing a cancer benefit for 3-year old boy

Cro-Mags John Joseph is also raising money for the child by running a race in Hawaii. Sheer Terror are also releasing a box set. And this is only CIV's second announced show of 2016.

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Keith Morris guests on Tony Rettman’s radio show; OFF! auctioning off signed LP to raise money for John Stabb

Tony Rettman's punk radio show on Green Room Radio continued today with the legendary Keith Morris of Black Flag/FLAG, Circle Jerks, and OFF!. FLAG are also touring soon, and OFF! are auctioning off a signed LP to benefit John Stabb of Government Issue, who's undergoing cancer treatment.

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The Wrens’ Charles Bissell battling cancer

We are sad to report that The Wrens Charles Bissell has cancer, specifically multiple myeloma. He broke the bad news in a lengthy post on The Wrens' Facebook page today:
With apologies for both a repeat of what's old news for some, and an out-of-nowhere 'what the...

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Ivan Julian diagnosed with cancer; Richard Hell, Debbie Harry, Lenny Kaye, The Dictators & more playing a benefit

To benefit Voidoids guitarist Ivan Julian, who was recently diagnosed with cancer, a concert will go down with his former bandleader Richard Hell, fellow New York punk icons Debbie Harry, Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group) and The Dictators NYC, plus Mott the Hoople’s Ian Hunter, Living Colour’s Vernon Reid, post-punk vets Bush Tetras, and more.

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Dead Moon drummer Andrew Loomis, Rest in Peace

F Cancer!

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Bill Wyman
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former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman diagnosed with prostate cancer

Good news: they caught it early and he's expected to make a full recovery.

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Government Issue’s John Stabb diagnosed with cancer

DC hardcore legends Government Issue continued their reunion last year, with vocalist John Stabb as the band's only constant member. Sad news has now come for Stabb ...

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