RIP Nik Turner 

Source: Pitchfork.

Nik Turner, co-founder and multi-instrumentalist for the British space-rock band Hawkwind, has died. A spokesperson for the musician announced his death on Facebook earlier today (November 11), noting that memorial arrangements are still in the works. “We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Nik Turner—The Mighty Thunder Rider, who passed away peacefully at home on Thursday evening,” the statement said. “He has moved onto the next phase of his cosmic journey, guided by the love of his family, friends, and fans.” He was 82 years old.