Fentanyl found in Prince's ​toxicology report called "a pretty clear smoking gun"

New information regarding the death has surfaced following The Associated Press’ acquisition the artist’s toxicology report. The confidential record shows that Prince had what several experts are calling “an exceedingly high” level fentanyl in his body before he died. These medical experts assert that there is no question that these …

Police re-arrest man in connection with Bestival death

A 28-year-old man from London has been re-arrested by police investigating the . The 25-year-old woman was found dead in woodland surrounding the festival site the Isle Wight’s Lulworth Estate in the early morning September. The aforementioned man first arrested in connection with the death was initially released without charge, …

MP says warnings over the site of Durham nightclub death were ignored

RobertaBlackman-Woods,theLabourMPfortheCityDurham,saysthelocalcouncildismissedmultiplewarningsshemadeaboutthesafetyconditionsthecity’sWalkergatecomplexwhereastudentdiedlastweek. PoliceareinvestigatingthedeathOliBurt,20,whoinareportedcrushingincident. RobertaBlackman-Woodssaysshemaderepeatedwarningsdatingasfarbackas2007tothecouncilandpolicethatthedesigntheleisurecomplexwasnotsuitableforlargecrowdsandthatsomeonecouldbekilled. TheWalkergatecomplexopenedin2007,anditsarchitectureincludessteepstairs,lowwalls,crampedareasandsheerdrops. “Itreallyshouldneverhavebeengivenalicencefornightclubsandtheselate-nightevents,”saysBlackman-Woods,whohasheldherparliamentarypositionsince2005. Shesaidshelastraisedconcernsaboutsafetyissuesinthecomplextwoyearsago,butwasgreetedwithadismissiveresponsefromthecouncil. “I’vehadquitealotkickback.IwastoldthatthiswasanimportantpartDurham’snighttimeeconomyandIhadtostopslaggingitf,”shesaid. OliBurt,amembertheBritishsailingteam,diedafteracrushoutsidetheMissoulaclubcausedabarriertocollapse.OnestudentattemptedCPRaftershewaspulledoutthecrushwithanopenheadwound. Eyewitnessestoldpanicleadinguptotheincident,andanonlookernamedasJacktoldthatovercrowding,pushingandpainfulqueuingconditionswerecommonplaceoutsidethevenue. Blackman-WoodssayslocaltaxidrivershadalsocontactedhertosaytheyraisedsimilarconcernswithDurhamcountycouncilaboutthesafetyusingtemporarybarrierstohandlecrowdcongestioninthecomplex. Shealsosad:“Intheimmediatetermweneedtogettothebottomwhathappenedonthatnightandlessonsthathavetobelearnedfromthat.InthelongertermIwantthebuildingnottohavenightclubsbecauseitisjustnotanappropriatedesignforthat. “IjustfeelabsolutelyterriblethatthishashappenedinDurhambecauseweareacitythatreallywelcomesstudentsandIhaveworkedontheirbehalf.” TheownersMissoulasaytheyareworkingwiththepolice’sinvestigationintounderstandingthatcauseswhattheylabela“terribleaccident”. “Untilthatisconcludedweareunabletocommentfurther.OurthoughtsarewithOli’sfamilyandfriends,”theyadded. JoanneWaller,Durhamcountycouncil’sheadenvironment,healthandconsumerprotection,saidinastatementtothe:“Firstandforemost,ourthoughtsarewiththefamilyandfriendsOliBurtfollowinghertragicdeathonWednesdaynight. “Sincetheincident,wehavebeenworkingcloselywithpoliceandhavenowbegunahealthandsafetyinvestigation.Weareunabletosayanymoreatthisstage.” AtributefromPressorDavidHeldDurhamUniversitydescribedBurtas“brightandoutstandinglyable”,detailingthat“shearrivedlastautumntobeginreadingnaturalsciencewithglowingreferencesfromherschoolwhereshewasregardedinthehighestpossibleterms.” “Shehadanoutstandingacademicrecordandwasanexceptionalsportswoman.Thosestudentsclosetoherhavelostawonderfulfriend,whomintheirshocktheygrievefor,alongsideherfamilyandfriends.Thecollegehaslostabrightandoutstandinglyablestudent.Itishardtocometotermswithherloss,andwewillmisshergreatly.” Headded:“Shehadanoutstandingacademicrecordandwasanexceptionalsportswoman.Thosestudentsclosetoherhavelostawonderfulfriend,whomintheirshocktheygrievefor,alongsideherfamilyandfriends.Thecollegehaslostabrightandoutstandinglyablestudent.Itishardtocometotermswithherloss,andwewillmisshergreatly.” Via:] PatrickHintonisMixmag’sDigitalStaffWriter,followhimon

Michael Jackson's 'Billie Jean' drummer ​Ndugu Chancler dead at 65

Prolific session musician and producer Leon Ndugu Chancler, who played drums on classic tracks ‘Billie Jean’, ‘P.Y.T.’ and ‘Baby Be Mine’, died on Saturday at the age 65. The cause death is not yet known at this time. During his six decade long career Chancler performed or collaborated with a …

Legendary South African jazz artist Hugh Masekela has passed away

Hugh Masekela has died aged 78. A from his family says he “passed peacefully” in Johannesburg “after a protracted and courageous battle with prostate cancer”. Known as the “father South African jazz”, Masekela had a long and successful career, releasing numerous albums. He was heralded as a key figure in …

Beware of Extremely Dangerous Ecstasy this Festival Season

With lineups steadily being released and festival season around the corner, people have been planning their future trips. But you may want take extra care while planning for festivals this spring. Released from the harm reduction service, KnowYourStuffNZ, based in New Zealand, a report shows that a collection dangerously potent …

Houndstooth is crafting an experimental T.S. Eliot-inspired project

Fabric nightclub’s Houndstooth label is soon to drop a 25-track compilation made up artists inspired by T.S. Eliot’s ‘The Hollow Men’ poem from 1925. This year the label celebrates its fifth birthday, having previously released music from Marquis Hawkes, Special Request and Throwing Snow, but this new collection explores darker, …

Kim Jong-hyun’s Suicide Points to the Harsh Reality of the Music Industry

2017 has robbed the world some amazing musical talent. Some the most tragic these losses are the deaths young, much loved, and extraordinarily gifted individuals who, for whatever reason, chose to take their own lives. The most recent these losses was the death SHINee frontman Kim Jong-hyun, on December 18th by …

A Night With Wu-Tang Clan [Event Review]

Maybe it’s a tad odd to feature a hip-hop group on an electronic music site. However, whether you listen to minimal techno or death metal, you are almost certain to have this ubiquitous fondness New York’s Wu-Tang Clan. It’s a group that needs little introduction. They played in Miami during …

DJ Dies and More Injured at Brazil’s Atmosphere Festival

Kalleby Freitas da Rosa, aka DJ Kaleb, was performing at Brazil’s Atmosphere Festival when extreme weather caused the stage to topple. Da Rosa was rushed to the hospital but died upon arrival. He was 30. Three others were injured in the incident. The festival has released a statement on Facebook: “We always …

DJ killed and others injured during stage collapse at Brazilian festival

A 30-year old DJ named Kaleb Freitas was killed and three others injured in a horrific stage collapse at Atmosphere Festival in Esteio, Brazil. Frightening fan-caught footage shows the terrifying moment when the enormous stage buckles and falls over while Freitas was performing to an onlooking crowd about 5,000 on …

The first trailer for 'David Bowie: The Last Five Years' documentary has dropped

The first trailer for the highly anticipated documentary, David Bowie: The Last Five Years, has just premiered. The piece debuts HBO on January 8, two years after the icon’s death on what would have been his 71st birthday. HBO’s documentary has captured Bowie’s last run creativity, in which he spent …

A new Netflix documentary explores the CIA’s LSD mind control experiments

Netflix will release a new documentary miniseries called Wormwood this month helmed by Errol Morris, director The Thin Blue Line and The Fog Of War, that looks into the shady dealings the CIA and its Project MKUltra human experiments. The operation which began in the early 1950s and was ficially …

Musicians Join the Fight to Preserve Net Neutrality

Over the past few weeks the fight to preserve net neutrality has taken center stage as the FCC considers ushering in a new age preferential internet usage. In case you’re not sure what net neutrality is or entails–don’t worry, you’re not alone–Google tells us that net neutrality is defined as …

Marshmello pays tribute to Lil Peep during recent festival set!

The tragic news Lil Peep’s death hit the entire music community. Ever since he passed away, numerous artists shared their thoughts about him, with many saying that they just couldn’t believe that he died. Our very own Marshmello even decided to pay a little tribute to the rapper, during his …