Other Pop Music 2018: In Memoriam 2018 was a rough one. Especially in the “loss” department. Aretha, Dolores O’Riordan and Marty Balin were just a few of the greats that we lost. Here’s our tribute. Other Punk Icon Pete Shelley Remembered This obituary reveals why bands like Green Day, Nirvana and the Pixies owe a major debt to the late punk icon Pete Shelley.