Top 10 Musicians Who Died In the Worst Ways


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21AaliyahAaliyah Dana Haughton was born on January 16th 1979 and died August 25th 2001. She was a dancer, an actress and an R&B singer. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, raised in Detroit, Michigan and died at Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. more.

She died in a plane crash shortly after I was born. - PrincessKiana

22Kurt CobainKurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, he started the grunge band Nirvana. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.

Again, not a very horrible way to die. Yes, it is sad, but it is a very quick and painless way to die, so, why is he on this list? ANyways, R.I.P. CObain. - Alpha101

23Jim MorrisonJames Douglas "Jim" Morrison was an American singer, songwriter, and poet best remembered as the lead singer of the Doors.
24Dead (Mayhem)

This said musicians that died the worst ways. How isn't this guy top 5?

What's worse is that his dead body was used on one of Mayhem's album covers.

25Richard WrightRichard William "Rick" Wright was an English musician, composer, singer and songwriter. He was the main keyboardist and a backup vocalist for the psychedelic and progressive English rock band, Pink Floyd .V1 Comment
26The RevJames Owen Sullivan (February 9th, 1981 - December 28th 2009), better known by his stage name "The Rev" (Short for "The Reverend Tholomew Plague") was an American musician, singer and songwriter, best known as the former drummer, backing vocalist and co-founder of the American heavy metal band Avenged more.V1 Comment
27Jeff BuckleyJeffrey Scott "Jeff" Buckley, raised as Scott "Scottie" Moorhead, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.

Accidental drowning - no drugs, alcohol, or suicide. He was in a good frame of mind prior to the accident. - Metal_Treasure

28David BowieDavid Robert Jones was born in London on January 8, 1947, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He died in New York on January 10, 2016 at the age of 69, a hero to millions. more.

He died of cancer on Monday, so that was 2016's Blue Monday.

29Jim Croce
30Cass Elliot
31Sonny Bono

Was snow skiing, and plowed at full-speed, face-first into a tree.

32Lisa LopesLisa Nicole Lopes better known by her stage name Left Eye, was an American rapper, singer, dancer, musician, actress, and songwriter.
33Peter Ivers
34Eric "Eazy-E" WrightV1 Comment
35Bon ScottRonald Belford "Bon" Scott was a Scottish-born Australian rock musician, best known for being the lead singer and lyricist of Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1974 until his death in 1980. He was born in Forfar and lived in Kirriemuir, Scotland, for 5 years before moving to Melbourne, Australia, more.V1 Comment
36Keith Moon
37Layne StaleyLayne Thomas Staley was an American musician who served as the lead singer and co-songwriter of the rock band Alice in Chains, which he founded with guitarist Jerry Cantrell in Seattle, Washington in 1987. Alice in Chains rose to international fame as part of the grunge movement of the early 1990s. more.
38Syd Barrett
39Freddie MercuryFreddie Mercury was born in Stone Town, Tanzania he later became a British singer, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range. Before he became a singer he has been more.V1 Comment
40Mitch LuckerMitchell Adam "Mitch" Lucker was an American musician and lead singer for the deathcore band Suicide Silence.

I don't like this guy, but he died in a motorcycle accident.

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