On Aug. 15, Zero lead vocalist Judge Murphy passed away in his mountain home surrounded by loved ones. After Murphy was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2011, Dennis Cook of JamBase profiled Murphy for a feature, with a final moving quote from Murphy: “Take what you get from this life, work hard for what you want and be happy with it, because if you don’t, you’re not going to be a very happy person.” His positive outlook and shining life will be celebrated at a benefit concert for his daughter’s college fund when Zero headlines on Friday, Oct. 25, at McNear’s Mystic Theatre. 23 Petaluma Blvd., Petaluma. 9pm. $30. 707.765.2121.