When they cleared the rocks, the three million gallons of toxic water that had built up behind them escaped downstream.An investigation into the environmental disaster has discovered that the mine has not undergone any maintenance since 1991 and it is believed that there is still toxic sludge inside the facility.The black prince of Woodstock may have succumbed to his private demons, but his music lives on in the reverberations.They're still heard vividly -- original, brilliant and dangerous enough to be scary. They pointed the future of jazz to Herbie Hancock and made the Temptations grow up. Sly and the Family Stone changed the way music was played -- from the way Stevie Wonder sang to the funky rumblings behind Miles Davis.
A series of sediment retention ponds has also been constructed about a quarter-mile downstream from Gold King Mine to reduce the amount of heavy metal and chemical contaminants from the mine reaching the region's main waterways. SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE What could be more San Francisco? Michael Jackson is such a fan, he bought the publishing rights. There would be no Prince if there hadn't been a Sly Stone.Records and releasing three full-length studio albums between 19.The band toured in 19 to support their last album before going on hiatus; ultimately revealing that they had dissolved in 2004. Bungle went through several line-up changes early in their career, the longest-serving members were vocalist Mike Patton, guitarist Trey Spruance, bassist Trevor Dunn, saxophonists Clinton "Bär" Mc Kinnon and Theo Lengyel, and drummer Danny Heifetz.