End of December brought more sad news – passing of popular singer/songwriter Vic Chesnutt and death of Roland S. Howard, member of Boys Next Door / Birthday Party (and later – Crime And The City Solution and These Immortal Souls), who lost a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Also, see tributes to both musicians – one from Herald Sun and another one from Guardian
- RIP – Mark Barton (Losing Today / The Sunday Experience)
- Samplers Galore – Utech + Relapse + Saint Marie + Post-Trash
- Battle Of The Bands – Sunn O))) vs. Nadja
- Who You Starin' At? – Glenn Branca Tribute by Nick Panagakos
- R.I.P. – Mark Linkous (Sparklehorse) – 1962-2010