1988 – February 12, 2013
Ben Todd was a Nashville musician who played bass in local punk band, D. Watusi. He was also the founder of Nashville’s Dead, a punk rock blog and record label. Launched in 2009, Nashville’s Dead quickly build a legion of followers thanks to its focus on Nashville’s indie rock, punk, and garage scene. Every year in March, the site puts on the popular Freakin’ Weekend music festival. Ben Todd was 24 when he passed away on February 12, 2013. Cause of death was not immediately released.