Obituary: Mick Farren

Author and musician Mick Farren (b.1943) collapsed onstage during a performance on July 27 and later died. Farren performed with The Deviants in the 1960s before going on to a solo career. He also contributed lyrics for Hawkwind and Motörhead. Beginning in the 1970s, he began writing fiction and non-fiction, with many of his fictional titles being in the science fiction and fantasy genres, including Conflagration, The DNA Cowboys Trilogy, The Armageddon Crazy, and many more.