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  • Brad Nowell: Born: 1968-02-22 - Died: 1996-05-25
    Nowell was the lead singer and guitarist for the popular ska punk band Sublime. Nowell, bassist Eric Wilson and drummer Bud Gaugh founded sublime in 1988; they met while attending Cal State Long Beach. They eventually became one of the most famous bands in Southern California, and were the number one band on campus. They […]
    Richard Shannon Hoon: Born: 1967-09-26 - Died: 1995-10-21
    Lead singer of the rock band Blind Melon.
    River Phoenix: Born: 1970-08-23 - Died: 1993-10-31
    Though River Jude Phoenix was a singer-songwriter as those close to him are more familiar with, he will always be remembered as one hell of an actor who tragically died probably before his best work came to fruition. Though he was in films such as My Own Private Idaho, That Thing Called Love, and Dogfight […]
    Steve Clark: Born: 1960-04-23 - Died: 1991-01-08
    Stephen Maynard Clark was one of the guitar players, and founding members of the rock band Def Leppard. He was featured on the groups earlier more hard rock-oriented albums “On Through the Night”, “High and Dry”, and “Pyromania”, as well as the softer edged “Hysteria” that propelled the band to the height of its success. […]
    John Belushi: Born: 1949-01-24 - Died: 1982-03-05
    John Belushi is a classic American entertainer who is famous for being one of the original cast members on Saturday Night Live. He also had a legendary, yet short Hollywood acting career.
    Janis Joplin: Born: 1943-01-19 - Died: 1970-10-04
    Janis Joplin was a singer/songwriter from Texas who sang for the band Big Brother and the Holding Company before going on the solo route. Her biggest hits were “Piece of My Heart” (with Big Brother and the Holding Company) and “Me and Bobby McGee” (a cover of a Kris Kristofferson song).