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11/6/21-UB40 founder dies

terr London (CNN) British vocalist and founding member of UB40 Terence Wilson, better known by his stage name Astro, has died after a short illness, his current band confirmed. "We are absolutely devastated and completely heartbroken to have to tell you that our beloved Astro has today passed away after a very short illness," a statement on Ali Campbell and Astro's Twitter account said on Saturday. "The world will never […]

todayNovember 7, 2021


8/23/21-UB40’s Travers dead

UB40 saxophonist and founding member Brian Travers died Sunday, August 22nd, after a lengthy battle with cancer, according to a statement from the band. He was 62. “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our comrade, brother, founding UB40 member and musical legend, Brian David Travers,” the band wrote on social media. “Brian passed away yesterday evening with his family by his side, after a long […]

todayAugust 23, 2021


9/16/13- UB40 cancels tour

Reggae/Pop band UB40 have been forced to postpone their upcoming UK tour of after drummer Jimmy Brown was diagnosed with a wrist injury. Brown has been told he was suffering from RSI in his wrists. RSI is repetitive stress or repetitive strain injury, an inflammation of the muscles and/or nerves in the wrist due to repetitive motion, vibrations or forceful exertion, a virtually complete list of the actions taken when […]

todaySeptember 16, 2013


4/8/13- UB40 to tour UK

Reggae stars UB40 have announced a series of UK arena dates for 2013 and a new studio album, 'Getting Over The Storm', which will be released later this year. This is UB40's first tour since 2010, where the band performed their classic debut album 'Signing Off' in its entirety to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its release. UB40 are One of the most successful reggae groups of all time, with […]

todayApril 8, 2013