Which musician suffered the worst demise?
>>100875446Pic related & Layne. But the latter was officially his own choice
Not many others have been killed by their lover for their fortune so you're gonna have a tough time topping that itt
Townes Van Zandt
>>100875446He's been dead since 1967
Nice Blue Cheer shirt
>>100875446Lil Peep, he was overdosing for ages in the back of the tour bus and nobody even cared.
>>100875519nobody cared because he probably looked like that every second of every day. dumb junkie
Jackson C Frank
There's a lengthy article about Jason Molina's last few years that is depressing as fuck
>>100875637this is up there>>100875653I remember reading that he was feeling good and on the upswing when he died of liver failure, but I don't remember where. More tours and albums were planned
>>100875694When he died he was finally making new music but constantly in and out of the emergency room and couldn't afford rehab anymore because of medical bills. Pretty sure this is the most in depth article that covers a lot of the final year struggles.https://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/jason-molina-songs-ohia-magnolia-electric-co-secretly-canadian/Content?oid=15163643
>On Christmas Day, December 25, 2009, Chesnutt died from an overdose of muscle relaxants that had left him in a coma in an Athens hospital. He was 45 years of age. In his final interview, which aired on National Public Radio 24 days before his death, Chesnutt said that he had "attempted suicide three or four times [before]. It didn't take.">According to him in the same interview, being "uninsurable" due to his quadriplegia, he was $50,000 in debt for his medical bills, and had been putting off a surgery for a year ("And, I mean, I could die only because I cannot afford to go in there again. I don't want to die, especially just because of I don't have enough money to go in the hospital.").
>>100875446Could transitioning have saved her?
Mike Starr.>Just wanted to play rock n roll>Get in a band that becomes successful>Everyone around you becomes a junkie>So you become a junkie too>Junkie band-mates kick you out of the band for being a junkie>Didn't really write any of the songs so you don't get much money>Manager of former band feels sorry for you, so gets you a job in a new band>Singer of new band immediately dies of AIDS>Never get another gig again>Just wander the streets broke looking for a fix>Wander into Mark Lanegan's apartment wearing only shit stained boxers in an effort to steal his stash>Drift off into obscurity for nearly 20 years as just another broke junkie>Paraded around as a fucked up mess on a reality Tv show in a desperate attempt to better his life>Spends all day listening to his old band to remember the good old days>Actually gets clean for a while, starts playing music again>Puts together a band with a successful songwriter>Wakes up dead>No Rolling Stone cover story, no memorial, just some dead goon.
>>100875938yeah his story was kind of sad
ITT: American healthcare
>>100875507>>100875637fuckin sad, folk brosalso blind willie johnson died sitting in the detritus of his burnt down home
that guy from the gin blossoms shot himself (understandably) and supposedly it was in the stomach and he lay in misery bleeding for some days. i mean there is more competition for miserable existences, but in terms of specifically a miserable demise that's fairly hard to top.
>>100875938that man was a fucking genius on the bass and underrated as fuckhe and Layne carried the band by a fucking mile
>>100875488Layne was way worse. Poor guy suffered for years. Based Kurt saw the future and jumped out, making himself and grunge legendary
>>100875938How does that make him a goon?
>>100876154we're all goons m8, just waiting to die.
>>100876317What a fool. I respect him deeply for standing up for his unpopular opinions but dude you make hipster music lmao wtf did you expect? Boomers ain’t listening to your cover of Baby, retard
>>100876428>stop having an opinion unless it conforms with what your zoomer fanbase deems acceptable, whatever that may be this weekkill yourself
Syd Barrett>>100875507Equally sad
>>100876460Man no way lol, I agree with based Ariel. I just think we live in a shitty world where you have to play by the shitty rules
Doug Hopkins>suffered from chronic depression since childhood and had been battling alcoholism for many years.>formed the Gin Blossoms in the 80's as the band's lead guitarist and principal songwriter>in 1990, the Gin Blossoms were one of the hottest local bands in Tempe and the surrounding areas, and they signed a contract with A&M Records.>was resistant to signing to a major label, feeling like its property, and reacted with stubbornness and more drinking. >When the band recorded its second studio album New Miserable Experience in February 1992, it was reported that Hopkins was unable to stand during his recording sessions. Faced with the prospect of firing Hopkins or being dropped by A&M, the band terminated Hopkins. >The band then withheld $15,000 owed to Hopkins until he agreed to sign over half of his publishing royalties. >Hopkins was also required to relinquish his mechanical royalties to his replacement. Hopkins reluctantly agreed to these demands because of his dire financial situation.>New Miserable Experience went on to become a multi-platinum album.>As the Gin Blossoms experienced mounting success performing songs he had written, Hopkins became increasingly despondent. Although he had always dreamed of having a gold record, when he received one (for the song "Hey Jealousy"), he hung it up for two weeks before taking it down and then destroying it. Nine days later, during an intake consultation in the detox unit of Phoenix's St. Luke's Hospital, Hopkins purchased a .38 caliber pistol. The next day, December 5, 1993, Hopkins died by suicide.
>>100875446by far layne or syd
Jackson C. Frank
>>100875513Seriously this, people romanticize depression but schizophrenia is so bad it literally can’t be romanticized
>>100875519no one cared because he was lil peep.
Chalino Sanchez, without a doubt.
elvis died on the tiolet
>>100878087>he doesnt know lil peep was one of the best songwriters of the 2010s
>>100878592>doesn't knowcloser to 'refuses to believe dogshit opinions'pic related is your taste in music
All these artists had sex.Nick Drake died a virgin which is more tragic than anything else that could happen to a person.
>>100878697i mean i don't know about that, but nick drake needed to be brought into the conversation
>>100875446Elvis or Ian Curtis.Elvis:>social retard who can only talk to teenage girls without sperging>starts to crack from all the pressure>eats 20,000 calories a day and does drug cocktails to keep himself occupied>dies while trying to shit out 6 deep fried peanut butter and banana sandwichesNow it doesn't sound all that bad in some ways, but remember how slow this process was. He killed himself for 20 years straight after peaking gloriously after living his first 20 years in poverty. He probably only felt alive for a year or two.Ian:>loves to be a generic punk band singer>can't find success>accidentally finds a producer who makes him famous by completely remixing his band's style in a way that couldn't be copied well live>tries to make up for poor live performances with flashy shows>has a seizure every fucking time because he's epileptic>no one likes the music he actually liked to produce>never enjoyed his stardom even once>normies started misinterpreting his lyrics>kills himself before what outsiders would think to be the biggest moments of his career, but were probably actually the most depressing>his band clearly didn't agree with his style because they became a generic synth band without him
dude jeff without a doubt>drowned, fully clothed, singing "whole lotta love" by led zeppelin, no drugs/alcohol in his system>was nervous about fame which was holding him back from releasing his best stuff, last words to his manager was "im ready to be popular now" >literally predicted his drowning in his lyrics multiple times>could've saved rock if he managed to stay alive
>>100878651Alright pseud mcpseudenstein
>>100878792You are so fucking irrelevant
>>100878873jeff's death is probably the most tragic thing to have ever happen to the music industry and i'll stand by that
>>100875446jackson c frank
>>100878792I listened to him. Not that good. I would unironically rather listen to Justin Bieber.
>>100878962 Bieber has some good songs and so does Jeff Buckley what’s the problem
>>100878792Is that the guy from snot or do a lot of people die that way?
Notice how there hasn't been a single woman posted. It is literally impossible for a woman to experience hardship in life.
>>100878986it's jeff buckley.the guy from snot drowned fully clothed too?
>>100879043>>100878993dolores o'riordan too
>>100879063And Sinead O'Connor.
>>100878873paul mccartney called his manager up personally to invite himself to one of his shows, jimmy page and robert plant attended multiple as well and invited him to tour with them, david bowie called his album one of his "desert island" albums, and many, many other critically acclaimed musicians said he was the best voice of the generation. he might be unknown now, but every big rock musician knows just how big of a loss he was.
>>100878993The only ones I can think of are Karen Carpenter and Judy Garland. Garland ended up alcoholic, addicted to barbiturates and insanely jealous of her daughter. She od'd at the age of 47. Pic is from right before she died.
>>100875519This one right here
>>100879372damn she looks awfuldidnt know about any of that. i do prefer liza to her so.. checks out
>>100879383looking at pic of Judy Garland in her mid 40s and pics of Shane MacGowan now is what ultimately made me quit drinking.
Be at peace, sweet prince.
Another awful pic of Judy Garland
>>100879387Brad the chad. His death wasn’t that bad, when you OD on H you just pass out and don’t feel anything there’s much worse ways to go but yeah he missed out on the majority of his success and his sons life
>>100875994rent free in your commie head zoomer
>>100878993The chick from the cranberries drowned after drinking too much alcohol. Seemed pretty troubled to me
>kills himself in the same way as detailed in a song written 10 years priorhttps://youtube.com/watch?v=zGsYK3xSkio
Any musician death that involves overdosing on drugs or taking their own life is not a tragic. Jim Croce’s is tragic though.
>>100875519nobody gives a fucking shit about that faggot tranny
>>100878372I don't know if I'd have the balls to play knowing It'll get me killed.
>>100878986>>100879012Lynn Strait died in a car crash
>>100875519The reason he died was because his managers wanted him to insurance fraud. Also one of his managers was a woman who was playing with his wee wee. She convinced him to insurance fraud by ODing so they could make money. She left him there to OD and so did everyone else involved with it. The two little kids got blamed for it even though they tried to help him and got kicked out. So sad how he was abused for money by the music industry. You can read all the details in his moms lawsuit. The worst part is the music industry does stuff like this everyday. They only care about money and he was a cash cow they were milking. The real tragedy is he had talent. They make as much money with some random clone nobody as they did with lil peep. The manager lady probably still plays with wee wees.
>>100879155She's alive tho
>>100881238>millionaire>depressedBoo freakin hoo
This lineup, except Ellefson. He seems pretty well adjusted.
>>100878993don't u have a school to shoot up
Euronymous was probably in a lot of pain
nobody has mentioned them?
>>100881346you think you're a leftist but you've been absolutely mindcucked by capitalism
>>100875637I will kill Paul Simon
>>100878760I agree with Ian Curtis, people still don't understand the lyrics. It's always about depression, his epilepsy, or something oversimplified. Even the biopic around him was totally fiction, he never physically cheated on his wife or was this sorrowful guy on the outside, he was a normal person for the most part that fucked around with his friends. It's a shame
>>100879445Shane has a more extensive drug history than Ozzy, he's been a human wreck since childhood
>>100881824What did he do?
Duffy was raped, kidnapped and lost the hype she got with her album
>>100881772Did they died?
>>100883342kekI T S O V E RTSOVER
>be Brad Delp, singer of Boston>write More than a Feeling>fast forward>live with sister of your fiancée for some reason>hide cameras in her bathroom to jerk off to footage of her shitting or whatever>get caught>boyfriend of the chick you were peeping on tells you to tell your fiancée what you did>buy two charcoal grills and light them in the bathtub killing yourself via carbon monoxide poisoning instead
>>100883755Hot. Shame she found the camera.
>>100883755>buy two charcoal grills and light them in the bathtub killing yourself via carbon monoxide poisoning insteadI didn’t even know you could kill yourself this way. Beats my idea of jumping off a building
>>100875446Dead from mayhem
>>100875446Is that a Blue Cheer shirt?
>>100875446Morrissey or many others who lived long enough to become annoying
>>100884202Just watch the Ariel Pink what’s in my bag video. He talks about him for like five minutes. Not tragic imo, just your average spic dealing with the shittiness that is Mexico and Mexican culture.
>>100875446It hurts bros...
>>100876616This is the problem with the trump cult, just because people don't like you doesn't mean that "the lying left" is forcing anything. You guys are insufferable cunts and people with beliefs across the political spectrum will drop you if you are a trumper. Sorry but you just suck.
>>100884321Stop taking about politics until you turn at least 15 you sound stupid
>>100880967Yeah idk who I thought I was thinking about my bad
>>100884339You are a douche and no one actually likes you, they merely put up with you or want to hear their opions spit back at them.
>>100884384>you’re insufferable>you suck>you’re a douche>no one likes youThat’s every argument you’ve made so far. Compelling shit my man, when are you going to be on Bill Maher?
>>100884424How many times do you have to be told before it sinks in?
The Entire Cambodian Rock Scene in the 70’s.
>>100878986>>100878962>>100878873I fuking hate this board. God this has become a zoomer infested shithole.
Has to be Blind Willie Johnson. House burned down and he had nowhere else to go, so he lived in the ruins for 2 months until he caught malaria and died. Also got turned away from several hospitals because he was black.
>>100881025You are stupid enough to put your life at serious risk by overdosing on narcotics to commit fraud as part of a scam in collusion with your coworkers and I am supposed to feel sorry for you why? Stupid games stupid prizes.
>>100884527>because he was blackyeah totally not because he was a senile old lunatic that smelled like piss and smoke because he was living in a burned down house, they was just keeping down the poor lil ol black man
>>100884729i mean the guy was obviously physically and mentally unwell and it's the hospital's job to help with that and they just didn't
>>100884754>it's the hospital's jobwrong.
>>100884783yes it is the hospital's job to help people that are sick you fucking idiot
>>100884840it isn't the hospital's job to take care of every homeless retard that wanders through the doors. There's a reason most hospitals aren't permanent homeless shelters, retard.
>>100884729>a man with mental illness and poor living conditions just deserves to die... wtf is wrong with you?
>>100881727falling on a lamp is a very painful experience
>>100884881>a nurse that is working 60 hours a week needs to toughen up and take care of every homeless lunatic that wanders through the doors because Bernie said sowtf is wrong with you
>>100884914>bernie?? rent free
>>100884914Your world views are fucked.
>>100884956no they're rational and the reason the United States doesn't look like Brazil, which it would if even half of your idealist bullshit was ever realized.
>>100884914ah yes so it's better to just let him die. even if they aren't musically talented like Blind Willie, they're still human beings that just got dealt a bad hand.
>>100884982you act like like it's a choice of just doing or not doing something. Why don't we just cure all the cancer kids? There's a limited number of doctors and nurses in this country, they're not your slaves to work 24/7 taking care of every problem. There need to be lines drawn so quality health care is available for some instead of garbage health care available for all.
>>100885022your brain on conservatardism
>>100875507yes also JTE and Berman
>>100881025>The real tragedy is he had talent
>>100878962bleibeler no way
>>100881025>music industry convinces you that you deserve your success even though you're surrounded by people more talented than you are that make less money>You don't give a fuck about this blatant injustice>Same industry that handed you a career mumbling into a microphone as long as you tattoo retarded horseshit on your face now fucks you overoh noooo who could have ever seen this coming what a shocking twist
>>100878760I read somewhere Ian was very on board with the electronic side of the band and was interested in synths and new technologies, even moreso than Hooky. They'd probably become a dance powerhouse anyway.
>>100875446Michael Jackson>Makes thriller>donates to charities around the world>Media turns against him>Accuses him of child molestation>Beats case but reputation ruined>2005 accuses him again>Goes to trial and beats it but is basically fucking mind broken>takes break for 4 years>Gets ready for a comeback tour he's excited by>Everybody's saying he cant do what he used to on stage>Before tour kicks off he fucking gets killed by his doctor
>>100875446cliff burton the poor bustard
>>100884873>>100884881You lost - being a radicalised shitbag is going to get you nowhere, quietly drop it and return to society or become like this sorry ass roody poo (you still deserve hospital treatment if you did.)
>>100887553You forgot >gets mooned by jarvis cocker
>>100881727self defense bro
>>100876477>Syd BarrettYeah, this is a good answer.>start a band with your best m8s from school>try acid>band getting more popular, starting to get record deals and tour>can't handle stress, start doing more drugs>"friends" let you OD on acid, permanently frying your brain and triggering your schizophrenia>become unable to work with your band>bandmates bring in a fresh new guitarist to pick up the slack>eventually kick you out because you're unable to perform anymore>hole up in a London flat for a few years making weird avant garde records that don't sell>meanwhile, your old band explodes in popularity, touring the world and selling millions of records>show up to one of their recording sessions>you've gotten so fat and bald nobody even recognizes you at first>when they do recognize you they literally start crying because of what you've become>disappear into obscurity>die alone of cancer 30 years later
>>100875515Was thinking the same, underrated by /mu/tants blue cheer
>>100887898He did love a good /nightwalk/ though
>>100888047Loved to drive in his Jaguar.
>>100887775shit was pathetic. He waited till Michael got on the crane before cause I know damn well he wouldn't of done it while he was there
>>100887898ACID NOT EVEN ONCE
>>100879471holy fuck, the wizard of oz girl?
the exploding hearts
>>100882208yeah, Control is definitely more informed by what is perceived as his legacy rather than an objective reality. His portrayal in 24 Hour Party People is much more true to fact
>>100888243anything besides alcohol and weed (and even those are borderline/prone to abuse) is idiotic. how many supremely talented artists have we lost to drugs over the years? i don't get why anyone bothers with them.
>>100875921Transitioning killed her
>>100888675it feels soo good
>>100888782undoubtedly. i prefer being alive and functional, though.
>>100878023>schizophrenia is so bad it literally can’t be romanticizedexplain how ppl continue to romanticize vincent van gogh then??????
>>100884445Just ignore them. His music just doesn't speak to those who are unempathetic losers.
>>100888819Your not wrong. Your way of looking at shit is the way everybody should. Its just that taking drugs feels soo fucking good.
>>100888675Yeah alcohol is so great.
>>100881626>was raped by a soldier in war-torn Germany as a little girl>suddlenly became single mom>became a heroin-addicted warhol muse>really wanted, but got little creative control over much of her own music: "I still cannot listen to it, because everything I wanted for that record, they took it away. I asked for drums, they said no. I asked for more guitars, they said no. And I asked for simplicity, and they covered it in flutes! ... They added strings, and— I didn't like them, but I could live with them. But the flute! The first time I heard the album, I cried and it was all because of the flute.">got to join TVU, nobody really liked her either musically or personally>had to constantly spread legs to ever get anywhere in life>completely fell off in late 70s and into the 80s>moves to manchester and engages in the unbridledly hedonistic bohemian scene there>herion addiction becomes "overwhelming" and she introduces her child to it>tries in late 80s to get clean and get back to music>after some months she dies in a bicycle accident it could have been worse
>>100889787Alcohol is for loser assholes.
>>100880093Actually millions do bro. Don't be so angry
>>100889787If drugs were legal in almost every country just like alcohol this histogram would be much more correct
I wish I was that strung out right now.
>>100890145Americans are all on some form of drug, it's why they're all so fucking mad.
>>100889787>Meth>Harm to order>That lowYou probably shouldn't post this graph again
>>100889787>>100890039i can’t stop drinking bros i’ve been heavily addicted since i was 16 and it’s ruined my life i’m 21 now
>>100887553Cross the jews and you lose.
>>100890205Don't do what mark lanegan didHeroin is only a temporary respite.
>>100889787alcohol can and does ruin lives but the vast majority of people who use it do so responsibly. there's no meth or heroin equivalent to having a glass of wine with dinner or a couple of beers at a cookout
>>100890205You probably need to exercise some demons. Some people are naturally addicts, but a lot of addicts are trying to cope with something. The guilt of killing my brother drove me to meth, a combination of therapy and 12 step programs helped me get sober but only after I had decided to take my problems head on and realizing I was powerless over meth. It also helped that I was on the verge of homelessmess and at rock bottom. The wound never really heals but you should get real with yourself about why you drink.
>>100890536>They'll kick you then kike you
>>100890039and that's what i am, i think. not that sure about the asshole part tho.
In all honesty, I love seeing artists sacrificing themselves for their art. It's like their suffering just fuels their artwork and everything gets real. And there's nothing cooler than to create something awesome, leave a legacy and die as a legend. If I was a talented artist I'd do all the drugs on earth and die young to be always remembered
>>100890602none of these people "sacrificed themselves for their art." they died stupidly and unnecessarily by being dumbass druggies.
>>100890587You will be if you don't give it up, like all of them.
>>100890643that's true. that's why i don't drink very often and try to not slip into bad habits.
I cry when i think of Syd Barrett and what could have been. Really sad how he ended up. In some ways, it would have been kinder if he'd just died young. Fuck lsd and everybody who glorifies that poison.
Elvisdying on the toilet would suck
>>100887553I'm still impressed that for all the accolades you hear about him, he only did like 4 world tours or something like that, very small footprint for someone that big
>>100881807I think it was his ex-wife taking him back to court to force him to squeeze evermore Soundgardenbucks out of fans that did him in.
>>100883755>>100883834>>100883852sister of the fiancee pooing-footage when?
>>100884442Yeah, history is good to know. Brings perspective.
>>100884527BWJ is my all-time favorite male singer. What a voice.
Peter GreenIt's especially sad when you consider the corny shitfest Fleetwood Mac became after he went nuts. Literally the coolest music ever to derivate momrock for fat white suburban housewives and low iq roasties who think they're witches.
>>100881403How does ellefeson seem so normal even after doing all the drugs he did?
>>100890695we need a thread on acid casualties. Syd BarrettPeter GreenDanny KirwanBrian Wilson are the most famous ones. I think a lot of 90s alt-rock guys got fucked in the head from LSD too (Billy Corgan), but it was heroin that mostly did them in.
>>100888675acid is far less toxic to the brain than alcohol.
>>100890720If he pushed that turd through before expiring, he would have died with immense satisfaction and relief. Never have gotten a firm answer on Elvis's deathturd's status.
>>100875446Ian Curtis for sure
>>100890205lmao you have a long way to go. Might aswell end it now
>>100890428>but the vast majority of people who use it do so responsibly
>>100882221To be fair he has had his teeth fixed, but ye his body is fucked from being drunk for 40 straight years.Still made some of the best music of the 80s though
>>100890428i drink irresponsibility
>>100887553You forget that the media is still beating the dead horse.Not too long ago that Netflix doc aired and a bunch of radio stations stopped playing his music.Jackson was odd as fuck but his Music was brilliant.
Mia Zapata, easilyRaped and murdered by a homeless man
>>100890921I mean he only released like 6 albums
>>100891578You don't really hear about acid casualities anymore. I suppose thats a good thing, but it seems like musicians are increasingly scared of taking risks and venturing into the unknown, and this is apparent in the generally mediocre state of current music.
>>100892589dont worry im on it
>>100888347Yeah she was exploited like fuck by the industry and nobody else liked her because she was always being pushed into the limelight and outshining them
>>100875513okay but this picture is badass
>>100892589Acid was like a research chem, I dont think the government labs are making it in mass anymore. Its mostly just China and India selling obscure research chem stuff now.
>>100880751I never knew bix was a pedo wtf bix!On April 22, 1921, a month after he turned 18, Beiderbecke was arrested by two Davenport police officers on an accusation that he had taken a five-year-old girl named Sarah Ivens into a neighbor's garage and committed a lewd and lascivious act with her—a statutory felony in Iowa
>>100887553I love Jackson but if those allegations were against literally any other living person they would have no fans left because of just how scathing they are
>>100875507Not so much. He died of a heart attack in his own bed. Bipolar makes you lose gray matter in your brain plus he was a late-stage alcoholic. It's quite surprising he lived to that age.
>>100890428>there's no meth or heroin equivalent to having a glass of wine with dinner or a couple of beers at a cookoutEver heard of adderall or Vyvanse? Painkillers like oxy, vicodin, valium? Alcohol has no medical use except disinfect wounds. Its only legal because its European culture.
>>100877995came to check if anyone poasted about him
>>100887623For fucking real dude got crushed by the bus, should've been lars
>>100878680That’s Darby Crash you fag
>>100887731>You lost - being a radicalised shitbag is going to get you nowhere, quietly drop it and return to society or become like this sorry ass roody poo (you still deserve hospital treatment if you did.)
>>100890695You're retarded the dude abused that shit
>>100892997Yeah wtf. Seems like this has been brushed under the rug/covered up for some reason (because he's white)....Not cool.
>>100876111This. Suicide is fucked, lost one of my best friends to it when I was 16. But even I have to admit that Kurt chose the best ending to his story, on his own terms.
>>100888675Acid isn't the problem, it was the culture around it at the time. I actually agree with you for the most part, though I would swap out alcohol with psychs.
>>100889870I feel bad for Nico, her solo stuff, especially Desertshore is top tier, I love her career trajectory from Warhol model to avant garde musician.
>>100881772The bad finger story is fucked, I'm surprised they don't get mentioned as much
>Ctrl+f>No Richey Edwards>start out as roadie for local band, become member>can't sing or play music for shit but can right great fucking lyrics and know about art>be guiding force for one of the most underrated alt rock bands of the 90s>have severe depression and self harm problems (pic related is what he did to himself after an NME interviewer asked him if the band was "for real" with their art)>cry and drink so much that you fall asleep during recording sessions for albums>disappear at the age of 27 and leave behind random shit people still investigate today>Not the worst by any means but bad in the sense that we'll never get a concrete answer as to what he did or how he died or if he's still alive>band members still pay royalty checks to a bank account in his nameIt's not that he didn't suffer a lot himself but it sucks for his family and friends even more. He was declared dead in absentia because his body still hasn't been found. No note, no recordings, no answers. I guess he wanted to make the rest of the world suffer with him NME reporters talking about it immediately afterwards:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6TH3B8Z8AI
>>100891520God I hate acid
Connie Converse. Not the worst, but still sad. >>100892166Was going to say this too, damn.
>>100891578See>>100891520Daniel Johnston too, LSD supposedly triggered his schizophrenia
>>100885022>you can't ask that poor people get treated for life-threatening maladies, these hospitals are overbooked by all the penis extension surgeries they have to perform as it is
>>100879471>>100892752:(Can't listen to her version of Smile because she sounds like she's going to off-herself halfway through it.
>>100893221>European culture.way off with this one. alcohol is a natural part of the fermentation process of sugars found in fruits and other vegetation. nearly every culture in the world independently discovered and consumed alcohol.
D. Boon from Minutemen Minutemen could have been huge
>>100895366yeah this, mostly due to how random & unnecessary it was
>>100878372looks a bit like Arnold
Dave Insurgent>punk band he's in breaks up>develops critical heroin addiction>gets put in a coma by a drug dealer with a baseball bat>has to receive a lobotomy in the hospital to relieve brain trauma and save his life>keeps using drugs after getting out of the hospital>no longer as energetic or enthusiastic as he used to be and looks like shit>alot of his friends from the punk scene no longer associating with him>starts dating a prostitute he met, she supports both their drug habits with all the money she gets>one day his girlfriend gets picked up in a van by a customer, says she'll be back in 20 minutes>never comes back>he later finds out she was murdered by a serial killer who was linked to killing several prostitutes>his mother dies in a car accident 6 days after he finds out his girlfriend was murdered>heads into a downward spiral of depression and commits suicide by drug overdose
has NO ONE posted Any Winehouse yet?>started using because of the industry abusing her>gets clean>father makes her go on tour when she’s on a bender>preforming as she’s literally falling over in front of hundreds of people and nobody gives a fuck>overdoses after a show
>>100896267>junkie dies from drugsnot tragic
>>100876895Underrated post and man...
>>100878792Such a great song to die singing in my opinion I can only hope my death cry is that cool
>>100875446Any one that didn't die because of their own actions.
>>100896286Almost every post itt is about junkies. Why single out this one?
>>100875507literally who, lol
>>100875446If you want me to be real honest? John Lennon. Fucked up childhood, fucked up adulthood. Tragic ending as he was getting better.
>>100897099He was an outright prick though, he spoke about peace and love but had a terrible temper, abused his wife and kids. Didn't deserve to get shot by some loony though.
>>100897099Read an actual book about him instead of just a fucking reddit post of bullet points
>>100897209>>100897099meant to reply to >>100897160
>>100897225Him having a temper and abusing his family are fact.He deafened one of his sons in one ear.John Lennon was an abuser, don't care if his life was sad.
>>100897267that shit never happened. he slapped cynthia once before he was even 20 years old
>>100878023i romanticize schizophrenia anonknow plenty of people who do also
>>100878792for sure, this or his father
Chi Cheng's death just fucking sucks>Saturday Night Wrist sessions in 2006 were extremely stressful for Deftones, lots of tension>Go on to start recording Eros, looking like the problems the band had were diminishing>Get in car accident in 2008, get ejected from vehicle>Slip into a coma>Band moves on without you, hires bassist from Quicksand>Show some signs of consciousness and hope throughout the coma but eventually heart stops in 2013 after five years of sleepHe was such a peaceful person too. Was really spiritual and wrote poetry.
>>100879455There will never, ever be another you, Chet
> In March 2010, Linkous was about to move into a spare bedroom in the Knoxville home of bandmate Scott Minor; Linkous was apparently in the process of breaking up with his wife of 19 years, Teresa.>In the early afternoon of March 6, 2010, Linkous was drinking Kentucky bourbon with Minor and friend DeWitt Burton at their home. After receiving a number of text messages on his BlackBerry that left him distraught, he told Minor and Burton, "It's not good." Linkous quietly retrieved his ITM Arms rifle from an upstairs room, then told his two friends that he was going for a walk and exited through a back door. At about 1:15pm, a witness saw him sit down in the alley near Irwin Street, aim the rifle at his own heart, and pull the trigger. Linkous was declared dead at the scene>Teresa died from an asthma attack 6 years later
>>100878993say hello to the lonely coomer
>>100878993don't you have any more poorly drawn conclusions to jump to
Euronymouse. He got stabbed 17 times by Varg at 2am
I often think about how much it would suck to be a musician and die from ALS; or, more to the point, feel your ability to play gradually decline. Must be horrifying. There's this metal shredder, Jason Becker, who was diagnosed with it at age 20. He's still alive, but in full Stephen Hawking mode.
>>100875489 tons were killed for witchcraft in the middle ages, playing a tritone interval was enough
Definitely Kristy MacColl>In 2000, following her participation in the presentation of a radio programme for the BBC in Cuba, MacColl took a holiday in Cozumel, Mexico, with her sons and her boyfriend, musician James Knight. On 18 December 2000, she and her sons went diving at the Chankanaab reef, part of the National Marine Park of Cozumel, in a designated diving area that watercraft were restricted from entering. With the group was a local veteran divemaster, Iván Díaz. As the group was surfacing from a dive, a powerboat moving at high speed entered the restricted area. MacColl saw the boat coming before her sons did. Louis, age 13 at the time, was not in its path, but Jamie, age 15, was. She was able to push him out of the way (he sustained minor head and rib injuries), but she was struck by the boat which ran over her. MacColl suffered severe chest injuries and died instantly.
>>100879635>and don’t feel anythingCommon misunderstanding from people who have not used heroin. When you take a large dose via iv, occasionally your chest and face will experience overwhelming pins and needles feeling. It is NOT-pleasant and extremely intense. Opiate ODers absolutely feel discomfort before they go.
>>100890205Unironically get to A.A. It's full of younger people these days and it saved my life.
>>100875446Prince died in his own elevator from Fentanyl OD
>>100890507>a combination of therapy and 12 step programs helped me get sober but only after I had decided to take my problems head on and realizing I was powerless over meth.Based and clean time pilled
Mindy McCready's life was pretty shitty, in chronological order:>debut album goes double platinum with like 4 successful singles>next album doesn't break top 50>arrested for fake oxy subcription>arrested for drunk driving>hospitilized when boyfriend breaks in and attempts to strangle her to death, he's charged with attempted murder>attempts suicide twice>gives birth to son whose dad is the man that tried to murder her>attempts suicide again>gives birth to another son>9 months later the father of this son commits suicide on her front porch>1 month later she commits suicide on the same porch
>depressed drug addict kills selfI'd imagine the worst demise would be one that isn't your own fault
>>100899502like residing to a life of mediocrity
>oh you've got a nice music and film career going on>it'd be a shame if your airplane happened to crash
>>100884260has krist ever corroborated any of that? Several of David Cross's stories about kurt seem too sensational to be true
>>100900140You think a junkie refusing to quit drugs and go through horrible withdrawal and pain is "sensational"?
>>100897160No one is going to fuck you for shitting in Lennon, chud
Yegor LetovJust look it up for yourself, his story is nuts. KGB imprisoned him for being an artist. Abused drugs for years, died of heart failure at 43.
>>100900181no but a fistfight in a crowded airport is. And Kurt was famous enough that people would've recognized him and word would spread.
>>100879155I think she posted a Facebook videos that went viral and it just her crying. Its pretty fucked up
>>100876088>totally disregard Jerry Cantrell Most retarded comment I ever saw
>>100875507its easier waitin round to die..
>>100878962>I would unironically rather listen to Justin Bieber.nigga u livin a decade in the past
Lindsey Buckingham got cū̮̩̹̭̓́̂̄͡ͅcked so hard that he had to change his name to "Lindsey Cū̮̩̹̭̓́̂̄͡ͅckingham".
>>100881346MONEY DOESN'T BUY HAPPINESS
>>100875446I think, in proportion to capacity, it's MozartNot a horrific demise but what a fucking loss
I always felt sorry for Marvin Gaye, felt like he was doomed from the start>Grows up in a slum>Abusive religious father who makes his childhood hell>Bullied and suspected of being a homosexual due to his Father's crossdressing>Hated touring despite his love of singing>Watches his singing partner Tammi Terrell slowly weaken and die over three years due to a brain tumour (Terrell was only 24) which permanently affected him>Frequent friction with Berry Gordy and Motown due to creative control>Abusive marriage to Anna Gordy ends in a bitter divorce>Has an open, abusive relationship with Janis Hunter that predictably ends in another divorce>Spends most of the seventies addicted to cocaine and using PCP, which deepens his paranoia and depression>Considers and attempts suicide multiple times throughout his life>Suffering from deep mental illness by the early eighties>Buys his father a gun>A few months later, is shot and killed by his dad with that very gun
>>100903107Schumann had it worse
>>100884729Why are you so obsessed with race?
>>100887339"Ian [Curtis] didn’t enjoy Closer as much as he’d enjoyed Unknown Pleasures. For one thing, he thought that the keyboards 'made it sound like fucking Genesis' "- Bernard Sumner
>>100883755His fiancee also cheated on him. Delp tried to set up tracking devices on her computer to catch her, but she admitted to it anyways and then they got engaged after. When the camera was found he compared it to his gf cheating. Camera was in the bedroom and was found when it fell.
i still think about how this dude stabbed himself in his own heart 6 times. probably how i would commit suicide as well.
>>100904669wait nevermind it was 2 times but still dramatic as fuck
>>100889870Nico actually liked the flutes, and you forgot about Desertshore and the End as well, John Cale liked her personally and musical, hear him speak about her and he seemed amazed by her and her music
>>100875637Winner>>100875513Yeah the fact edgy people don't act like his sad life and depression is cool says it all.
>>100887898I've always thought it was sad but I've never thought of it like that. Poor bastard. Imagine starting a band, then leaving because you're too mentally unwell and then the band becomes one of the biggest and acclaimed of all time while you rot in a flat by yourself.
>>100875920what i don't get is that Vic was friends with everyone, he was friends with Michael Stipe and Billy Bob Thornton, are you gonna tell me none of them motherfuckers had a million dollars to give him just as a gift? he was a god tier artist but the guy was paralyzed and couldn't do shit, what a bunch of selfish pricks
>>100893180Yeah by all accounts he was a real cunt but a horrible and sad way to go stabbed so many times and by a friend as well. Also definitely posed no threat to Varg and was just trying to escape with his life.
>>100898251>Kristy MacCollWhy didn't they just go back under the water??