Obits & Tributes

Alia Dann Swift (1960-2017)

ILMC’s long-time producer Alia Dann Swift passed away at her home in Melbourne, Australia on 24 May, 2017. Alia was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer in early April and had spent the last few weeks being cared for by her husband Steve Swift, and her two cats. She was 57.

Paul King (1952-2015)

Long-time ILMC member Paul King has died following a battle with cancer. He was 63. As promoter and artist manager, King worked with acts such as Dire Straits, Julian Cope, Level 42 and Tears For Fears through his Outlaw Artists firm. 

David Vickers (1954 -2015)

Following the untimely death of Live Nation venue chief and long-time ILMC member David Vickers, Carl A H Martin and Live Nation COO Paul Latham remember a ‘diamond geezer’ renowned for his kindness and professionalism.