Top 10 Musicians Who Died In the Worst WaysMontyPython This list examples the horrible ways musicians died! R.I.P to all these amazing guys/gals!
The Top Ten
Flying out a bus window, then having the bus fall on him not once, BUT TWICE. - MontyPython
I really can't imagine the pain he had to experience in the last minutes of his life in that bus...
Where there any kids in the bus? - FerrariDude64
It was a tour bus, so only the band was and some people who worked with Metallica were on the bus. - MontyPython
Cliff Burton will forever be passed on as not just one of the greatest bassists of all time in general, but also one of the most talented musicians of his time. Tracks like "For Whom the Bell Tolls" and "Orion" are examples of how great he is, to the point where the former is something not even Metallica itself could replicate fully.
His death may have been swift and unexpected, but his legacy will be carried on to an entire generation of musicians, not just Rock and Metal.
RIP to the bass master himself (10 February 1962 - 27 September 1986) "Cannot the Kingdom of Salvation take me Home..." - CrimsonShark
Actually, getting shot isn't that bad a way to die. Not sure why he's on this list, but his death is still incredibly tragic. - Alpha101
Murdered by gunshot when with his wife, Yoko Ono, outside of a hotel. - MontyPython
Outside of a residential hotel where he made his home, while he was returning to be with his young son. Shot by a deranged, delusional "fan" - Billyv
RIP Buddy. - Catacorn
R.I.P. Music sucks nowadays.
Shot onstage while performing, and his own brother had to watch it from behind the drums. That's horrifying - ryanrimmel
He should be number 1
Pantera guitarist was shot onstage while performing! R.I.P. Dimebag. - Metal_Treasure
He had alcohol poisoning, choked on his own puke, then soon caused him to die in his sleep. I didn't put him high on the list because I'm a huge Led Zeppelin fan, it's because that's just horrible. - MontyPython
Shot by her best friend/fan club manager... Ouch! - MontyPython
I think her killer was mad at her about something. - SapphireGrim
I don't care about him because he wasn't much better than his murderer (Varg Vikernes) but Varg was his colleague and this type of death is really painful and sadistic. The list title says "who died in the worst ways". - Metal_Treasure
This crazy satanism got stabbed over 30 times. I don't really care about him but he died brutally
He died in the most metal way possible. LOL - ryanrimmel
He was a psycho, but damn was his death painful.V 3 Comments
Died of a horrible cancerous tumour. - IronSabbathPriest
One of the best musicians
Getting shot by a deranged fan whilst she was signing autographs to her fans and not to mention her own brother being there when she was shot is just flat-out devastating. Her brother tackled the attacker, which did save the lives of others, but he couldn't save his sister. That's just heartbreaking :(.
The guy got blown apart in a plane crash. And worst of all, he was only 25 meaning (Like Cliff Burton) he still had a lot of potential left to show the world for :(. - CrimsonShark
Poor guy got into a plane crash. - MontyPython
Not "just" electrocution, he was rehearsing in the bathtub with his plugged-in electric guitar!
He was killed by electrocution. - MontyPython
What's worse is that his dead body was used on one of Mayhem's album covers.
This said musicians that died the worst ways. How isn't this guy top 5?
Especially what Oystein convinced him to do. Mayhem is a mess of a band, but they do have great music. - Lucretia
He did indeed die a hero, and saved his 13-year old son from dangerous Hawaiian surf. His body was never recovered.
Drowned in the ocean while trying to save his son. - MontyPython
Stabbed in the heart with a kitchen knife. - MontyPython
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
He died of cancer on Monday, so that was 2016's Blue Monday.
Drowned in his boat after drinking. - MontyPython
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