Remembering Pat DiNizio

Updated: Feb 4, 2019


Pat DiNizio (1955 - 2017)

Since Pat’s untimely death on Dec. 12, 2017 there have been an outpouring of articles about him from the likes of the press such as Rolling Stone, the NY Times, Variety, USA Today, NJ Arts, and Asbury Park Press to fellow musicians including Smithereens producer Don Dixon. Here’s a collection of some of these stories.


A Smithereens story: Jim Babjak remembers the late Pat DiNizio by Chris Jordan, Asbury Park Press, Jan. 8, 2017


Pat DiNizio: Seems Like Yesterday by Jenna Romaine, The Aquarian, Dec. 27, 2017


Smithereens Pat DiNizio tribute concert: Live streaming, scholarship and more by Chris Jordan, Asbury Park Press, Dec. 21, 2017


Stranglers’ bassist J.J. Burnel remembers Pat Dec. 15, 2017


Producer Don Dixon remembers Smithereens Frontman Pat DiNizio by Matt Wardlaw, Diffuser, Dec. 15, 2017


Love will keep us together, and other lies: Farewell, Pat Dinizio by Jeff Miers, The Buffalo News, Dec. 15, 2017


Billy Corgan Reveals How He Got In ‘Tug Of War’ With Pat DiNizio by Brett Buchanan, Alternative Nation, Dec. 15, 2017


Remembering Pat DiNizio by Paul Iorio, Huffington Post, Dec. 14, 2017


Pat DiNizio of the Smithereens: Tears, tweets and memories by Chris Jordan, Asbury Park Press, Dec. 14, 2017


Remembering Pat DiNizio, a N.J. rock star who knew just which heartstrings to pull by Bobby Olivier, NJ.com, Dec. 13, 2017


Pat DiNizio, Singer and Songwriter for the Smithereens, Dies at 62 by Daniel E. Slotnik, New York Times, Dec. 13, 2017


Pat DiNizio, Smithereens Singer, Dead at 62 by Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone, Dec. 13, 2017


Pat DiNizio, voice of the Smithereens, dies at 62 by Chris Jordan, USA Today, Dec. 13, 2017


Pat DiNizio, singer of New Jersey rock band The Smithereens, dead at 62 by Nicolette Bitette, NY Daily News, Dec. 13, 2017


Pat DiNizio, giant of NJ rock scene, dies at 62 by Jay Lustig, NJ Arts, Dec. 13, 2017


Musicians React to Pat DiNizio’s Death By Michele Amabile Angermiller, Variety, Dec. 12, 2017


Pat DiNizio of the Smithereens Dies at 62 by Chris Morris, Variety, Dec. 12, 2017



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