Tom Petty

  • Tom Petty died from accidental drug overdose

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    Tom Petty's family revealed the results of a coroner's report into his death and said that the singer died from an accidental drug overdose. So Petty's death seems to be the consequence of an "unfortunate accident", as the statement underlines.
  • Coldplay & R.E.M.’s Peter Buck honor Tom Petty with cover of “Free Fallin'”

    Peter Buck joins Coldplay on stage to perform "Free Fallin'"  in a tribute Tom Petty at Moda Center on October 2, 2017 in Portland, Oregon.  (Photo by Jackie Butler/Getty Images)
    Musicians continue to mourn the loss of Tom Petty, who died on Monday at the age of 66 following a cardiac arrest. During Coldplay's concert in Portland, the band covered Petty’s hit “Free Fallin'”, joined by former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck.
  • Cardiac arrest, Tom Petty dies at 66

    Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers performing at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on May 29th, 2017. (Tina Hagerling, The Know)
    Rock star Tom Petty died after suffering full cardiac arrest on October 2nd. It was his manager Tony Dimitriades to announce the sad news. Petty was found in critical condition at his home in Malibu, Calif., Sunday night.