1. R.I.P. Roky Erickson: 10 Essential Tracks from the Psychedelic Rock Pioneer

    June 01, 2019 11:35 AM EDT Roky Erickson spent his rock ‘n roll career facing down dualities: reality and disorientation, lovers and monsters, the sacred and profane. “God is a thing that you like,” he told Vice   in 2010. “You think good thoughts, and then you perceive that someone is going to tell you about God.” He…

  2. Roky Erickson, Frontman of Psych-Rock Pioneers The 13th Floor Elevators, Dies at 71

    May 31, 2019 10:02 PM EDT The singer, guitarist & songwriter was a massive influence on subsequent generations of musicians. Roky Erickson , lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter for the psychedelic rock band The 13th Floor Elevators , died on Friday (May 31) in Austin, Texas, at age 71, his manager Darren Hill…