Mark Lanegan, 1964-2022: the guitar world pays tribute

Mark Lanegan
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Members of the music world have flocked to social media to pay their respects to the late Mark Lanegan, who passed away at the age of 57 earlier today (February 22).

Iggy Pop, Duff McKagan and Lanegan’s Screaming Trees bandmate Mark Pickerel led tributes for the Queens of the Stone Age icon, the latter of whom wrote, “May you truly Rest in Peace Big Brother. I hope the angels are taking good care of you today.”

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.