“Dimebag” Darrell Abbott was tragically shot onstage on December 8, 2004 while performing with Damageplan at the Alrosa Villa in Columbus, Ohio. Months earlier “Dimebag” had asked one of his idols Eddie Van Halen for a black and yellow-striped Charvel electric guitar (“Bumblebee”), which was pictured on the back cover and inside sleeve of Van Halen II album.
When George Harrison’s death certificate was released, they used a fake address 1971 Coldwater Canyon Boulevard, Beverly Hills California (no such address).
On September 25h, 1980 John Bonham died in an upstairs bedroom at The Old Mill House in Clewer, Windsor that was owned by Led Zeppelin bandmate Jimmy Page. Bonham was picked up by Led Zeppelin assistant Rex King to attend rehearsals at Bray Studios (below) for an upcoming North American tour, the band’s first since 1977, scheduled to commence on 17 October.
The upper floor of Elvis Presley’s home “Graceland” is not open to visitors out of respect for the Presley family and partially to avoid any improper focus on the bathroom which was the site of his death.
On the night of September 7, 1996, Tupac Shakur and Suge Knight attended the Mike Tyson – Bruce Seldon boxing match at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The actual “boxing match” lasted only 120 seconds but there was a second fight involving 2Pac and several members of his entourage in the lobby of the […]
On July 3, 1971, Jim Morrison died in the bathtub of this rented apartment on 17 Rue Beautreillis Paris, France 75004.
When George Harrison passed away on November 29, 2001 the death certificate claimed the former member of The Beatles died at 1971 Coldwater Canyon Road in Beverly Hills. L.A. District Attorney’s office determined that the death actually occurred at 9536 Heather Road, Beverly Hills, California, a house owned by his former Beatle bandmate Paul McCartney.
Jane’s Addiction’s, David Michael Navarro was the only son of Constance Colleen (nee Hopkins) and James Raul “Mike” Navarro. When Dave was 7, his parents divorced and he moved with Constance to live in Bel Air.
Mother Love Bone has the weird distinction of being the band that never happened but it turn made so many other things happen. Mother Love Bone featured lead singer Andrew Wood along with Greg Gilmore, Bruce Fairweather, Jeff Ament and Stone Goassard.
On Thursday, October 20, 1977, just three days after the release of Street Survivors and five shows into their most successful headlining tour Lynyrd Skynyrd boarded their chartered Convair 240 airplane following a performance at the Greenville Memorial Auditorium in Greenville, South Carolina.