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Added by Dan on 23 Jul 2011 05:57
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Is 27 a Deadly Age?

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American singer-songwriter, musician and artist, best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the grunge band Nirvana.

Date of Death: April 5, 1994.
Cause of death: Ruled as suicide by shotgun.


English singer-songwriter, known for her powerful contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of various musical genres including R&B, soul, and jazz.

Date of Death: July 23, 2011.
Cause of Death: Alcohol poisoning.
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Average listal rating (563 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 0

American guitarist and singer-songwriter.

Date of Death: September 18, 1970.
Cause of Death: Asphyxiated on vomit after combining sleeping pills with wine.
Average listal rating (318 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0

American singer, songwriter, painter, dancer and music arranger.

Date of Death: October 4, 1970.
Cause of Death: Probable heroin overdose.
Average listal rating (295 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0

Lead singer, songwriter and video director for The Doors.

Date of Death: July 3, 1971.
Cause of Death: Heart failure (no autopsy was performed).

Guitarrist of "Manic Street Preachers"

Date of Death: Disappeared 1 February 1995, officially presumed dead 2008. *Body never found*
Cause of Death: Presumed suicide at age of 27.

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Blues singer and musician.

Date of Death: August 16, 1938.
Cause of Death: Unknown, but typically credited to strychnine poisoning.

American bass guitarist, best known for her work with Hole.

Date of Death: June 16, 1994.
Cause of Death: Officially ruled as an accidental heroin overdose.
Average listal rating (32 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 0

Rolling Stones founder and guitarist/multi-instrumentalist.

Date of Death: July 3, 1969.
Cause of Death: Drowned in a swimming pool. The coroner's report stated "death by misadventure."
Average listal rating (2 ratings) 4.5 IMDB Rating 0

British rock and roll singer.

Date of Death: March 26, 1969.
Cause of Death: Overdose of sleeping pills.

Bassist for the Stooges.

Date of Death: February 10, 1975.
Cause of Death: Pulmonary edema.
Average listal rating (6 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 0

Singer-songwriter and guitarist of power pop band Big Star and solo.

Date of Death: December 27, 1978.
Cause of Death: Car crash: ran into a telephone pole.
Average listal rating (4 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 0

Jamaican reggae artist and lead singer for Inner Circle.

Date of Death: March 23, 1980.
Cause of Death: Car crash.

Painter and graffiti artist; formed the band Gray.

Date of Death: August 12, 1988.
Cause of Death: Speedball overdose.
Average listal rating (6 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0

Lead singer of the Gits.

Date of Death: July 7, 1993.
Cause of Death: Murdered.

Mexican banda singer.

Date of Death: November 25, 2006.
Cause of Death: Murdered.

American motion picture actor of the early silent film era.

Date of Death: September 5, 1920.
Cause of Death: Suicide.

American actor, director, and screenwriter.

Date of Death: November 12, 2003.
Cause of Death: Suicide (from injuries he suffered after he hanged himself)
Average listal rating (3 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 0

Swedish silent film motion-picture actor.

Date of Death: June 3, 1927.
Cause of Death: Car accident.

Actor from Boston Legal.

Date of Death: February 1, 2010.
Cause of Death: Car accident.

Trumpet player, collaborator with Friendly Fires.

Date of Death: August 11, 2011.
Cause of Death: Cardiac arrest.

American drag queen, classically-trained dancer and contestant on RuPaul's Drag Race.

Date of Death: October 1st, 2012.
Cause of Death: Heart failure.

Artist who died when they were 27 years old.

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Posted: 7 years ago at Jul 24 16:41
FINALLY someone made this list with the rest of the people too ! Great job.
Posted: 7 years ago at Jul 25 0:47
Thank you dude :D Glad you liked it.
Posted: 7 years ago at Jul 25 1:59
Janis, Kristen Pfaff, Kurt Cobain :\
Posted: 7 years ago at Jul 25 2:40
Posted: 7 years ago at Jul 25 15:11
Great job!
Posted: 7 years ago at Jul 26 6:05
Great list!
Posted: 6 years, 12 months ago at Aug 26 5:08
Great list.
Posted: 6 years, 6 months ago at Feb 6 9:19
is this a top? cuz if it's a top and you have amy winehouse higher than jimmy hendrix, than you have a problem
Posted: 6 years, 6 months ago at Feb 6 12:55
Richey Edwards, guitarist of manic street preachers..presumed suicide at age of 27 body never found :/ great list!
Posted: 6 years, 4 months ago at Apr 4 7:41
Great list, fortunately I have 28
Posted: 6 years, 4 months ago at Apr 4 9:56
27 is indeed deadly. Great list.
Posted: 6 years, 2 months ago at May 28 1:56
Posted: 6 years ago at Aug 5 2:34
Maybe its so dangerous for the drug users/alcoholics because they're so destructive at that particular age. The 27 Club is renowned because of its list of musicians who were drug addicts or depressives living on the edge, hopefully it teaches others not to follow the same fatal path.
Posted: 5 years, 9 months ago at Nov 2 22:20
And nothing of value was lost.
Posted: 5 years, 7 months ago at Jan 3 21:12
Tragic. Nice list though!
Posted: 5 years, 4 months ago at Apr 1 1:18
a friend of mine told me that morrison died because of heroin overdose in paris.
Posted: 2 years, 1 month ago at Jun 21 15:35
Great list! I guess Anton Yelchin could be added too, at this point.
Posted: 1 year, 10 months ago at Oct 15 19:33
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