RIP Glen Branca

Avant-garde composer and guitarist Glenn Branca has died at 69. According to a Facebook post from his collaborator Reg Bloor, the cause of death was throat cancer.

Branca, who played a key role in the nascent no-wave scene in New York City in the ’70s and ’80s, was said in the post to have “lived a full life with no regrets” and that there will be no public memorial as per the guitarist’s wishes.


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