Music News 2.16.17

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Music News 2.16.17

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017

Dominican Radio DJ and Producer Murdered During Facebook Live Broadcast

A radio DJ and his producer were shot and killed during a Facebook Live Broadcast in the Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Luis Manuel Medina was reading the news during his Mileno Caliente program when an unknown gunman shot Medina while in a glass-walled booth at the radio station before turning the gun fatally on Medina’s producer and station manager Leo Martinez. The station’s secretary Dayana garcia was also shot and injured but survived. Three men have been detained.

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The Dillinger Escape Plan Involved in Major Accident, Cancel All European Tour Dates

Mathcore band the Dillinger Escape Plan were involved in a major car accident several days ago when their roadside tour bus was hit by a truck in Poland. All of the band’s gear was destroyed, and thirteen people were injured, though none of them critically. The Dillinger Escape Plan have had to cancel all of their remaining European tour dates as the band and crew recover, but will resume in late April when the tour turns back to the US.

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-Taylor Wallace