Tag Archives: Grant Hart

To Those We Lost in 2017, Part Two

By Annie Zaleski Where musician deaths are concerned, 2017 was another tough year: We lost Tom Petty, Walter Becker, Grant Hart, Charles Bradley and Gregg Allman, and that’s just to name a few. (Part one of the list can be found here.) KEXP is celebrating the lives of all these artists on the air, today, Thursday, December 14th. Join DJs John Richards, TroyRead more…

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R.I.P. Grant Hart

Grant Hart, drummer and co-founder of the influential punk trio Hüsker Dü, has passed away at the age of 56. His wife, Brigid McGough, confirmed to NPR that he died Wednesday night at the University of Minnesota Medical Center of complications from liver cancer and hepatitis. On Facebook, his former bandmate Bob Mould writes “GrantRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Grant Hart, drummer , songwriter, and co-lead singer for the influential rock band Hüsker Dü, has died. He was 56 years old. The cause of death has not been announced, but he had reportedly been fighting cancer. Bob Mould confirmed the news via Facebook. The Minneapolis band was formed in 1979 by Hart, Mould, and bassistRead more…

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Record Store Day 2014: DJ Kevin Cole’s Picks

This Saturday’s Record Store Day will be kind of like the Easter egg hunt for me and my fellow music lovers and record collecting geeks. We’ll gleefully race down the aisles in search of that colorful surprise and treat. And, this year there are plenty of goodies — rarities, long out-of-print re-issues, first-time releases, coloredRead more…

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Live Video: Grant Hart

As one of the two primary songwriters of seminal 80’s group Hüsker Dü, Grant Hart helped shape the sound and voice of indie rock to come, influencing bands that followed including Nirvana and the Pixies. After the dissolution of the band he shared with Bob Mould for nearly a decade, Hart went on to formRead more…

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